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 Brief about Quality Circle Forum of India

QCFI is recognized as the institution representing The Quality Concept movement in India and has represented the country in several International Forums. The organization has successfully implemented Quality concepts under the TQM umbrella across several industry verticals that have experienced a phenomenal enhancement of their work processes and productivity after implementation of Quality concept tools.

QCFI represents India in the 13 Nationwide International Committee that has been set up for organizing International conventions on Quality Concept  annually. Till date,  QCFI has organized three International Conventions in India. In addition Chapter conventions and National convention are held every year where members present case studies and technical papers are discussed by leading Quality Concept Practitioners.

On 31st December 1982 Quality Circle Forum of India was registered as a non- profit and non-political organization under AP Public Society’s Act with following Objectives: 

  • To act as the nodal body for approving implementation of Quality Circle and other related concepts in organizations 
  • To function as a common forum for discussion and dissemination of information related to Quality Circle and other quality concepts as part of TQM 
  • To assist both individuals and organizations to launch and operate Quality Circles integrated with TQM 
  • To sponsor research programs to further these concepts. 
  • To improve, enrich and uplift the quality of work life and provide opportunities for self-development of members of the Quality Circle
  • To associate with other National and International organizations engaged in  similar pursuits 


Quality Circle Forum of India - Pune Chapter

Quality Circle Forum of India was started in 1982 with Headquarters at Hyderabad. Quality Circle Forum of India is an internationally operating member-based educational body with 21 Chapters in India  engaged in spreading the People Building Philosophy of Quality Circles (QC) & trying to achieve excellence in all walks of life. It is an important supportive & constituent activity of Total Quality Management (TQM).Our Pune Chapter was inaugurated on 19th August 1984 by Padmabhushan S. L. Kirloskar. QCFI Pune chapter has completed an eventful, enriching and rewarding 29 years of its activities in Pune. Throughout these years QCFI has been helping industries to propagate the concept of Quality in all walks of life.

From organizing Mini Conventions & Annual Conventions, QCFI has also been conducting various trainings program, activities & events in all types of industries to propagate the concept of Quality.

The  activities  we propose represent genuine benefits to the employers & employee as well as unmatched value for increasing the quality of life of the employee.

Quality Circle Excellence Center (QCEC) – Pune

We have built Quality Circle Excellence Center at MIDC Bhosari, Pune to nurture and spread Quality Circle & allied activities related to Quality & Productivity. It is a premier Institution to cater to the needs of people for continual Quality Improvement in all walks of Life.

The Center is equipped with State-of-the-Art training facilities. Large Auditorium with a seating Capacity of 750 persons, 4 Training halls with seating capacity of 35 to 250 persons with ample parking space, a reference Library & a High-class Catering facilities. It is available for Conventions, Functions, Exhibitions, Board Meetings, Concerts & Get-togethers etc.

Quality Circle Forum of India - Pune Chapter Team:

We are governed by figures of National repute & top leaders from all walks of life.

Past Chairpersons:

Mr. Arun Maira - Direcor Telco

Mr. Rohinton Aga -Ex. CMD  Thermax

Padmashree Lila Poonawalla -Ex MD Alfa Laval

Dr. Naushad Forbes  -  Director  Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Ajit Pawar -  Ex. chief engineer CE MIDC & Secretary PWD Govt of Maharashtra

Mr. Vasant Rathi -Ex. Director of  Sudarshan Chemicals 

Mr. S V. Joshi - Chairman Nichrome India Ltd.

Mr. Dinesh Munot - MD ZF Steering Gear Ltd. 

Dr. S. G. Tillu (Principal  D. Y. Patil college of Engg.)

Office Bearers:

Chairperson (Emeritus)   : Padmashree Lila Poonawalla

Chairperson                      : Mr. Satish Kalokhe (Ex.Thermax Ltd.)

Vice Chairperson               : Dr. Ms. Rajani Indulkar (Social Activist)

Secretary                         : Dr.A.M.Fulambarkar (Principal - Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engg – Akurdi)

Treasurer                         : Mr.Sanjeev Shinde (Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.)Our Executive Council Members:

Mr. Raosaheb Suryavanshi  :  B.G.Shirke Construction Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Anant Kshirsagar           : Thermax Pvt.Ltd. Chinchwad Pun

Mr. Madhav Borwankar        : Ex Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 
Mr. Prakash Yardi                : Ex. Cummins Ltd

Mr. Chandrahas Ranade       :  Kirloskar Oil Engines

Mr. Shrikrishna Gandhe       :  Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation
Mr. Surendra Waikar           :  Practicing Chartered Accountant
Mr. Arun Adiverekar            : Kirloskar Pneumatic Co. Ltd.

Ms. Parvin Tarafdar              :  Ex.Tata Steel & Tata Techno.

Ms. Nikhila Shirodkar           : Ex.Lumax Industires Pvt Ltd. Chinchwad


In-house Training and Orientation Programs is QCFI’s main strengths and has conducted numerous such training programs effectively. These in-house programs are designed based on the needs of the organizations.

QCFI Pune Chapter is the leading provider of In House Training Programs, Workshops, Seminars, and Conventions in Pune for more than 25 yrs. We have delivered In house Training & tailor made training sessions to 25,000 plus employees from almost all leading companies.

Quality Circle Conventions & Case Study Competitions are held at Chapter, National & International Levels. This provides a very important Platform for organizations to develop Human Resources. People are self-motivated to learn on their own, from each other & get lot of new ideas to solve their work-related problems.

Efforts are on in getting the women and students to practice this effective improvement method in their Homes, Colleges & Schools respectively. We have introduced various Quality Concepts to Service Organizations like PWD, Banks, Hospitals, Hotels, Educational Institutes, Builders, Municipal Corporation, IT & Farming organizations, etc.

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