Seminar on “Measurement Excellence – Key Driver to Success”
Setting the Context of the Seminar:
In view of today’s fast changing world of technology & changing customer requirements, our industry needs to adopt the processes with efficient and effective measurement systems to provide accurate, precise & real time feedback so as to enable outputs Right First Time … Right every time. Through this approach, we can increase our operational efficiency and profits by eliminating the cost of poor quality and rework and achieve enhanced customer satisfaction amidst the present healthy competition, leading to a preferred choice of customers. Measurement excellence is extremely significant to measure it right, do it right.
The Strategic Initiative of NIQR to spread its wings:
To emphasize upon the above facts and to create this awareness in the northern part of our country, NIQR had organized a seminar titled “Measurement Excellence – Key driver to success” at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza in New Delhi on 5th December 2015 in collaboration with Metrology Society of India which is a National forum, promoting awareness across the country, about various types of measurements viz. length, force, temperature, time etc. and to align our industry, labs and other organizations for traceability to national as well as international standards.
Response to the Seminar:
The Seminar got an overwhelming response and 84 delegates from the northern manufacturing giants like Maruti, Ashok Leyland, Hero MotoCorp, their ancillary units, as well as some of the reputed laboratories.
The Organizing Committee:
The program was driven by the NIQR team consisting of Mr. P K Aggarwal, National Vice President, Mr. S Rajasekaran Chairman of our Chennai Branch, Mr. G Rangarajan, National Secretary, Mr. K Manikandan, National Joint Secretary and his team of volunteers. Dr. K P Chowdhary, Vice President, Metrology Society of India, New Delhi joined hands with the NIQR team.
After the traditional lighting of the auspicious lamp, Mr. S Rajasekaran, Chairman NIQR Chennai Branch started the proceedings. Dr. A Sengupta, President MSI delivered the welcome address to the delegates. Mr. P K Aggarwal, NIQR National Vice President gave an overview and set the context of the Seminar. The Chief Guest Mr. R B Madhekar, former Dy. Director of Maruti Suzuki India inaugurated the seminar and emphasised the importance of metrology during his address.
The Topics & Speakers:
Select experts and the captains of industry were the speakers in the seminar. They spoke on various interesting topics like
- Cost of Quality – Mr. Ranjan Vasishtha , MD, Quantum Jump Consultancy
- An insight into the overall impact of not producing the part First Time Right
- Digital Quality Management – Mr. Vikram Salunkhe, MD, Accurate Gauging & Instruments Pvt. Limited
Applications of Digital Technology for fast, efficient and effective Measurement System
- Measurement excellence in Metallurgy – Mr. Amit Behl, Manager Quality Assurance , Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
Latest Systems for measurement for Force and other Metallurgical testing applications.
- Advances in Metrology – Mr. Harrish Bajaj, Director, Mitutoyo South Asia Pvt Ltd.
An overview of the modern dimensional Metrology equipments available globally.
- Contribution of Laboratories in promoting Measurement Excellence –
Dr. K P Chaudhary, Chief Scientist & Head, NPL and Vice President MSI
Overview of current practices at National Physical Laboratory to help alignment of all the categories of measurements to international standards
Mr. A K Tomer, Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Chief Guest for the Valedictory Function commended NIQR and MSI for organising a wonderful seminar which is the need for manufacturing sector.
Mr. S Rajasekaran, Chairman Chennai Branch, NIQR proposed the vote of thanks.
NIQR extends its thanks to the following sponsors who had partnered with NIQR to make this seminar a grand success.
- Mitutoyo South Asia Pvt. Limited
- Accurate Gauging & Instruments Pvt. Limited
- Toyo Springs Limited
Success of the seminar is evident from the unanimous voice of the delegates as well as other dignitaries present in the seminar, to create the northern chapter of NIQR. Almost all of them have applied for the NIQR membership. This is indeed going to be an important step towards spreading our wings across the country before going Global.
Mr. P K Aggarwal
National Vice President - NIQR