Pune – 49th Mini Convention on Quality Circle & Allied Concepts


49th Mini Convention on Quality Circle & Allied Concepts

The 49th Mini Convention on Quality Circle & Allied Concepts was held on Saturday, 11thJune 2016 at Quality Circle Excellence Centre, MIDC, Bhosari, Pune 411 026

The Inauguration of this Convention was done by the hands of Mr. Sharadchandra Karve – Vice President Reliance Industries Ltd., by lighting a lamp with other QCFI dignitaries.

The Chief Guest Mr. Karve appreciated the work done by Quality Circle Forum of India – Pune Chapter in propagating the concepts of Quality Circle in and around Pune for the last 32 years. He expressed his happiness that his company was one of the companies that got benefited of this movement. He was very much impressed with the fact that such an Institute has sustained for the past 30 years & also achieved its Aim & Objectives with good Intention. He appealed to all the sectors of Industries in participation quality circle activities.

Total 80 nominations were received i.e 26 Quality Circle Teams 48 Allied Concept Teams & 6 nominations of Poster/slogan we received from 25 Organizations. About 325 members participated in this Convention. The presentation of the case studies was done in 4 parallel streams.

The Valedictory function was presided by Mr. Kishore Shelke – Head HR & Admin of Parle Biscuits Khopoli Plant as the chief guest. He was welcomed by Mr. S. J. Kalokhe & Dr. Rajani Indualkar.

Mr. Shelke delivered a very inspiring and stimulating speech; he requested all the delegates & Industries to take more & more active participation in the Quality Circle & Allied Concept & to bring these activities in their routine day to day activities to achieve world-class performance.

The Judge’s feedback was given Mr. Lalit Amrutkar  he explained how difficult it was for them to decide the winners as there was tough competition and how they have selected the winners in this convention. The Judges were, Mr.Dilip Vaidya, Mr.Shamkant Dikshit, Mr. Narendra Kokil, Mr. Hanumant Bankar, Mr. Lalit Amrutkar, Mr. Deepak Kasar, Mr. Shailesh Tupe & Mr.Digambar Nahate.

The Judges who had evaluated the case Study presentation were also felicitated in this function.

Ms. Vijaya Rumale & Ms. Lalita Pardeshi compiled & declared the results. Mr. Rumale Chandrashekhaar & Mr. Vijay Kambe Organized this Event.

The Chief Guest at the valedictory function Mr. Kishore Shelke, President QCFI Mr. Satish Kalokhe & Chairperson of Pune Chapter Dr. Rajani Indulkar, Council Members Mr. Prakash Yardi, Mr. Madhav Borwankar, Mr. Arun Adiverkar & Ms. Parvin Tarafdar   presented the Trophies to all the Winners & Runners Up in this Convention.

The Following Companies participated in this convention:


Company Name

1 Excel Autocomp Industries Pvt. Ltd.
2 Forbes Marshall Pvt.Ltd.
3 Gabriel India Ltd.
4 JCB India Ltd.
5 Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Pvt.Ltd.
6 Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited. Khadkhi
7 Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited Kagal Plant.
8 Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd.
9 Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Limited.
10 Mather & Platt
11 Minda Corporation Ltd.
12 Motherson Automotive Technologies Pvt.Ltd. Ambethan
13 Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd, Hinjewadi
14 Nichrome India Pvt. Ltd.
15 NTTF Dharwad
16 Reliance Industries Ltd.
17 SKF India Ltd.
18 Spicer India Ltd. Gear Plant
19 Spicer India Ltd.  Axle Plant
20 Suzlon Generators Ltd.
21 Tata Motors Ltd.
22 Tata Motors Ltd.ERC
23 Valmont Structures Pvt. Ltd.
24 Varroc Engineering
25 Wheels India Ltd

Pune Mini Convention Photo
Pune Mini Convention Photo