Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called for enhancing the National Productivity Council’s revenue to the tune of Rs 300 crore by 2024.
In an online review meeting of NPC, he said that this could be done, via expansion of its ‘Advisory and Capacity Building’ services to public and private sectors.
NPC is an autonomous organization under the DPIIT which was set up in 1958. It has been rendering expert services in the areas of “Consultancy and Capacity Building in the domains of Energy, Environment, Business process and Productivity improvement”.
The Minister said that NPC should try to replicate the “Delhi Police Model of Automated Transfer & Posting System” it has developed for other government organizations, including railways.
“The Minister said that successful experience of NPC in implementing Lean Manufacturing in MSME sectors needs to be leveraged for expanding schemes to benefit more MSMEs,” the Ministry said in a statement.
“Similarly, the recent estimation study of plastic litter into riverine and marine eco-system needs to be expanded to other cities, with the objective of making India plastic-free. It was also decided that the current scheme of ‘Training and certification of competent persons for Boiler Certification’ needs to be reviewed with an objective of bringing in more efficiency.”