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|National Productivity Council |
|National Productivity Council (NPC) organizes programmes, seminars, workshops and conferences for training public and private sector managers & Central/State Government Officials and offers consultancy services in the areas of Process Management, Strategic Productivity, Technology Management, Energy Management, Human resources Management, Environment Management, Pollution Control, Information Technology, Economic Services, Agri-Business, Total Quality Management (TQM), Benchmarking, Informal Sector Productivity etc., apart from undertaking research in productivity related areas. |
The Government of India provides plan funds to National Productivity Council for implementing the schemes for enhancing productivity. During the financial year 2011-12 a sum of Rs.2.00 crore as plan fund was sanctioned to NPC by the Government for the said purpose. National Productivity Council in turn provides financial assistance to Local Productivity Councils (LPC) for implementing the programmes at grass root level. During the year 2011-12 a sum of Rs.6.3 lakhs was provided to LPCs. No loans are provided for the said purpose.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :89438)