Tata Power – Tata Power's quality circle teams bags three Gold awards at Chapter Convention of Quality Circle (CCQC) 2017
September 22, 2017
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, announced that the Company’s Jojobera quality circle teams have been honoured with three prestigious Gold Awards at Chapter Convention on Quality Circle (CCQC) 2017 by Quality Circle Forum India, Durgapur (QCFI). The teams were awarded for excellent problem-solving capabilities and their contribution towards quality-control initiatives at Jojobera thermal power station.
Tata Power’s teams Tejas (Operation), Team Parigyan (CHP), and Team Achievers (MMD) competed with teams from various organizations. The case studies presented by Tata Power teams included
- Tejas : Reduction in Cold start up time by preheating of Boiler feed water.
- Parigyan : Coal rake unloading is affected due to frequent unavailability of SAC#A.
- Achievers : Mill Journal Assembly Oil level inspection and top up problem In running Mill
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Vijay V Namjoshi, Chief-Jojobera Thermal Power Station, Tata Power, said, “Tata Power always endeavours to enhance its efficiency and establish quality benchmarks to ensure constant improvement and innovation across its operations. We sincerely appreciate the outstanding efforts put in by our QC teams. Quality is the key thrust area for us and we will continue to be involved in quality improvement, thereby, establishing industry benchmarks. We hope that the achievement of these three teams will create value for our stakeholders.”
This year the prominent participants at the CCQC included Tata Steel (Jharia), Tata Power (Jamshedpur), Durgapur steel plant, DVC (Andal), Bhilai steel plant, Neelanchal Ispat, Bokaro steel plant, DVC (Mejhia), Jindal Steel, DVC (Maithon), Tata Global Beverages, R&D Tata Technical, Tata Tea Assam, among many others.
Chapter Convention on Quality Circle (CCQC) provides a platform to the teams to showcase their ability to deal with problems by using quality control tools. It also grants an opportunity to be a part of many fun filled activities such as knowledge test, poster making, essay contests etc. Quality Circle Forum India, Durgapur (QCFI) is one of the leading non-profit National Organisations promoting Quality Movement in India, since its inception in 1982. The membership is spread over to Manufacturing and Service Industry, Government Organisations, Academia, Banks and Hospitals etc. All levels of management from top to junior are involved who initiate, guide and nurture Quality Circles (QCs) as an important part of Total Quality Control (TQC).
About Tata Power
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of 10466 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited” with Delhi Government in North Delhi, ‘Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.’ with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and ‘Maithon Power Ltd.’ with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India with a clean energy portfolio of 3141 MW. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (“BSSR”); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to ‘lighting up lives’ for generations to come”. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com
Shalini Singh Head – Corporate Communications
The Tata Power Company Limited