NIQR’s foray into key nation building agenda “Make in India”

Quality Council of India (QCI) is an autonomous body jointly formed in 1997 by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and key industry associations. It runs the national accreditation structure and gives accreditation in the fields of education, health and quality promotion. NIQR is an active member of QCI.

Mr. P. K. Aggarwal, National Vice President NIQR, attended the Governing Body Meeting of the Quality Council of India (QCI) at New Delhi on 20th July 2015. The meeting , chaired by Mr. Adil Azanulbhai, Chairman QCI was attended by the senior members from FICCI, ASSOCHAM, CSIR, CII, DST, Railways and various other departments & professional bodies. 

National Institution for Quality and Reliability has been invited by Quality Council of India to partner in the venture initiated by Govt. of India in ZED programme (Zero effect, Zero defect).  QCI and NIQR will collaborate on the nation-wide propagation of the ZED Campaign and implementation of the ZED Maturity Assessment Model focusing on maturing Indian Prime Minister’s vision of “Make in India” with Zero Defect, Zero Effect covering all sectors including industry, healthcare, education and government public services.

A senior team from QCI comprising of Mr. Vinay Sridhar (Project Manager, ZED) & Mr. Naveen Prashanth (Associate, ZED) visited NIQR to initiate discussions to firm up the partnership. In a meeting chaired by Mr. R. Sivanesan, NIQR National President and attended by 20 of NIQR officials of HQ, Chennai & Trivandrum Branches on 13th Aug 2015, the QCI team explained the ZED model and progress made so far by QCI in this venture. Mr. R. Sivanesan thanked the QCI team for the visit and assured them of all support and participation in this National endeavor.

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