New Delhi: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, announced the annual awards and commendation certificates for the nineteenth prestigious Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012.
The Best of All Award has been won by Rail Wheel factory (Ministry of Railways), Bangalore. The other category award winners include Sakthi Masala P. Ltd., Erode, Tamil Nadu (Large Scale Manufacturing Industry); Tata Business Support Services Limited, Hyderabad (Large Scale Service Industry) and Elin Appliances Pvt. Ltd., Solan, Himachal Pradesh (Small Scale Manufacturing Industry);
In addition to these awards, nine organizations have been selected for commendation certificates under various categories.
The award winners and recipients of commendation certificates were selected from a total of 63 applicants from various sectors following vigorous evaluation by a group of qualified and trained professionals from different spheres of intellectual activity.
Awards would be presented by Paswan, in a ceremony scheduled to be held later on.
The awards, given annually, were instituted by the Bureau of Indian Standards in the year 1991 with a view to encouraging Indian manufacturing and service organizations to strive for excellence and giving special recognition to those, who are considered to be the leaders of quality movement in India.