Jharsuguda: The Silver Jubilee ‘Chapter Convention on Quality concepts (CCQC)’ of QCFI Rourkela was conducted on 8th & 9th September at the Rourkela Institute of Management Studies. Over the two days, a series of events including seminar, case study presentation and award ceremony, saw participation of 110 teams across industries, of which Vedanta alone sent 48 participations.
The inaugural ceremony on 8th flagged off with a seminar where Vedanta Ltd. Jharsuguda was recognized for its ‘Significant Contribution in Quality Movement’ in the region by actively supporting the Rourkela Chapter. Mr Sunil Shrivastava, Head-Business Excellence, and Mr Shivendra Tiwari, Head-Utility Plant 1, accepted the award on behalf of Vedanta Limited from Mr Aswini Kumar, CEO RSP.
Mr Dayanidhi Behera, Head Aluminium Operation-Vedanta Ltd. Jharsuguda, who graced the occasion as Chief Guest for the Valedictory Session, emphasized the need to practice quality concepts in right earnest and become competent professional to deliver at one’s true potential level. “Industries in India can do well to imbibe such quality initiatives so that India can really emerge as a global leader in a big way”, added Mr Behera.
The highlight of the event was the case study presentations made to a panel of judges on 9th September where Vedanta Ltd. Jharsuguda bagged a total of 48 awards (30 gold, 8 silver & 10 bronze). Vedanta’s Six Sigma team from Plant-2 was jointly declared as ‘Best Team’ along with a team from RSP, and would hold the trophy for 6 months.
All teams awarded with Gold and Silver have qualified for National Convention on Quality Concepts (NCQC) 2017 being organized in December at Mysore, Karnataka. It is worth mentioning that Vedanta alone has over 500 Business Excellence teams active on location as of today, of which the Central Business Excellence team had vetted 48 to participate in the convention.