Bhubaneshwar: QCI jointly with PHDCCI organized its 13th Regional Quality Conclave (RQC) on the theme “Sustainable Strategies for Make in India, Digital India, and Smart Manufacturing.” The Inaugural Address was given by the CEO NBQP, Mr.C K Biswas wherein he welcomed the delegates and said that the purpose of organizing this Conclave in Bhubaneshwar is that we want to make people of the state aware about the importance of quality by adopting a quality culture. He encouraged the gathering to always think of innovation regarding the improvement of quality.

Chief Guest Shri Tusharkanti Behera, Hon’ble MOS, Independent Charge, Electronics & IT, Sports & Youth Services, Govt. of Odisha said “The vision of our dept. is to use IT and electronics to transform Odisha into innovation & knowledge-based society focusing on inclusive growth through citizen-centric participatory governance.” Speaking on the occasion, Guest of Honor Dr Arun Kumar Panda (IAS) Secretary, MSME, Govt. of India said “Quality and Standards go hand in hand. Only Quality matters in the market and by maintaining it we can compete in the global market.”

Other dignitaries who graced the occasion and spoke were Dr Ranjeet Mehta (Principal Director, PHDCCI), Dr H P Kumar (Former Chairman & Managing Director NSIC), Dr S K Rath(Director, Personnel, Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd), Dr S K Sahoo(Director Incharge, MSME DI, Bhubaneswar), Dr S K Kar (Chief of Quality, Consultancy and MSME Service Divn, Central Tool Room & Training Centre, Bhubaneswar) Dr Suman Bhatacharya (Director, School of Career Advisory & Head, Next Gen Learning, KIIT University), Dr R N Behera (Former Director, NIC Bhubaneswar), Mr Ashwini Rath (Director & CEO, Batoi Systems Pvt Ltd), Dr Anupam Gayen (Senior Branch Manager, NSIC, Bhubaneswar), Mr Chinmyananda Padhi (Director, M/S Udyate Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bhubaneswar), Mr Sanjeev Mohapatra (Director, Anand Industrial Gases Pvt Ltd), Mr Debabrta Dash (HR head TATA TS ALLOYS, Odisha), Mr J K Rath (Chairman, FICCI& UCCI, MSME Committee Bhubaneswar & Director, Mechem Industries Pvt Ltd, Bhubaneswar).