Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 17 September 2014 appointed former McKinsey India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI).
He will serve Quality Council of India for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge.
• Zainulbhai's span of work includes catalysing Indian companies to become successful globally.
• He helped public sector undertakings in becoming more efficient and effective.
• He worked with MNCs to enter India and build profitable, large and innovative businesses.
• He was the co-editor of Reimagining India that features 60 global businessmen, academicians, economists, authors and journalists.
• He serves on the boards of Reliance Industries, the American India Foundation, Saifee Hospital, Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (redeveloping Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai), Network 18 , and the advisory board of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Quality Council of India (QCI)
Formed in 1997, QCI is represented by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM).
QCI is an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. QCI is a joint creation by Indian industry to operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity assessment bodies and provide accreditation in the field of education, health and quality promotion.
QCI also monitors and administers the National Quality Campaign by propagating concepts of quality and best practices among suppliers of products and services.
Moreover, it conducts awareness programmes, surveys, publications, media campaigns and specialised training courses to empower consumers to demand quality.
Who: Narendra Modi
When: 17 September 2014