National Productivity Council, Chandigarh Office & MSME Development Institute, Ludhiana jointly organized a National Productivity week celebration at Ludhaina on 14th Feb 2014. Mr. Naresh Chawla was invited to deliver a talk on implementing lean manufacturing techniques and to share his experience of successful implementation in two clusters at Mohali. Mr. Reuben Varma, Director (Works) of M/s Grace Locks Ltd., one of the participating units of our earlier Lean Cluster programme, presented

the benefit accrued from the interventions done under the lean implementation. Shri Harbhajan Singh, IAS, Di rector Gener al National Productivity Council presented certificates and mementos to the 18 participating units from the two MIA clusters facilitated by PSTE. Nodal officers of the clusters, Mr. B.S. Anand of M/s Aqua Systems Pvt Ltd and Mr. Yogesh Sagar of M/s May Steels Pvt Ltd were acknowledged and presented mementos. Institute was awarded a certificate for successfully implementing the lean manufacturing competiveness scheme. All the four lean manufacturing consultants of our consultancy team Mr. Vijay Kapoor, Mr. Naresh Chawla, Mr. Sukhchain Mann & Mr. Varinder Loona were acknowledged and presented mementos.