JSW Steel Salem unit Won Deming Prize-2019
JSW Steel Ltd., Salem Works, India’s largest Special Alloy Steel Plant (Long products) has been awarded the coveted Deming Prize for 2019. The results were announced by Deming Secretariat on 01st Oct 2019.
Mr. BNS Prakash Rao, Plant Head, JSW Salem works received the award on 06th Nov 2019 during Deming Award Ceremony held at Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Murali, Head Operations, Mr. Pankaj Lochan, Head Corporate TQM and R&D and Mr. Sai Rama Krishna, Head Business Excellence also joined Mr. Prakash Rao in this award ceremony
The Award Ceremony
JSW Salem Works, commenced practicing TQM from FY14. Salem Works completed the diagnosis during FY18 and successfully challenged for Deming Prize in FY20.
This award is a testimony towards JSW Salem’s Total Employee Involvement initiatives, Process and Systems improvements in meeting the customers intended needs, collaborative approach with all the stakeholders. This award is inspirational to all the employees at JSW Salem to aim and achieve Better Everyday.
About Deming Prize
Deming prize is an annual award sponsored by the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers (JUSE). It was established to honor Dr. W. E. Deming who contributed greatly to Japan's proliferation of Statistical Quality Control after World War - II. This Award is considered to be the highest award on Quality Management in the world. It recognizes both individuals and organizations for their contributions to the field of Total Quality Management and businesses that have successfully implemented TQM. Industry considers the Deming award as equivalent to the Nobel Prize in the field of quality.
Deming Prize is open to the global community and awarded to applicants on merit. It is not an award to be won by competing with other companies. The Deming Application Prize tests the application of TQM within a company. Several companies around the world apply for the award, but a few succeed. Those who succeed, command respect