ISRO receives NIQR-GKD Award
The following is a press release as published by ISRO.
ISRO receives Award for Outstanding Organisation-2016 from National Institution for Quality & Reliability (NIQR) during 15th NIQR National Convention held at Chennai. As part of quality promotion activity NIQR recognises Organisations for their outstanding contribution to the practice of Total Quality in all their activities and gives away awards during the Convention.
ISRO was selected for its significant achievements and over all management, which would not have been possible, but for practice of total quality in their design, procurement, assembly and execution. The award was given in recognition of ISRO’s major accomplishments like Mars Orbiter Mission, Launch Vehicle Services like PSLV, GSLV, launch of various earth observations and communication satellites, deployment of India’s own Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) etc.,
National Institution for Quality and Reliability (NIQR), a world class professional Institution dedicated for promotion of Excellence in Quality with its Head Quarters at Chennai came into existence in 1987. The Institution has been playing a vital role in promoting Quality as a way of life in Indian Industry and Services organisations, organizing high quality programmes through workshops, seminars, conferences, consultancy services, publication of study materials and rewarding eminent people and organisations who have excelled with their outstanding performance in the practice of quality tools and techniques. NIQR is also playing a key role in National Quality Movement.
About the Convention
NIQR organizes the National Convention once in two years, with themes that reflect contemporary needs and aspirations of the Country. The 15th NIQR National Convention was co-organised by Quality Council of India (QCI) held during June 10-11, 2016, with a theme “Skill India for Sustainable Global Quality”.
The award consists of a citation and a plaque.