World Quality Day is annually observed across the globe on 2nd Thursday of November to offer an opportunity to focus on the significance of quality management in day to day life.
The day aims to raise quality awareness and to support economic prosperity for individuals and organisations across the globe to adopt high quality standards.
World Quality Day 2021 falls on 11th November 2021.
- The World Quality Day 2020 was observed on 12th November 2020.
- The World Quality Day 2022 will be observed on 10th November 2022.
The theme for World Quality Day 2021 is “Sustainability: Improving Our Products, People, and Planet”.
World Quality Week 2021 – 8 to 12 November 2021:
i.World Quality Week recognised in the 2nd week of November is the flagship brand awareness campaign of Chartered Quality Institute(CQI) to celebrate the quality management profession.
ii.World Quality week is designed to recognise the contributions of quality professionals across the globe.
- The 2021 World Quality Week will be observed from 8th to 12th November 2021.
- The 2021 observance will focus on the quality’s role in sustainability and its environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact.
World Quality Month is annually observed over the month of November.
Observance in India:
i.To commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, The Naval Science and Technological Laboratory(NSTL), the naval research laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO), celebrated the World Quality Day 2021.
ii.The purpose of the celebration is to raise the level of quality awareness and to recognise efforts and contribution of quality professionals.
Quality Council of India (QCI):
i.Quality Council of India (QCI) was established as the National body for accreditation on recommendations of the Expert Mission of the European Union(EU).
ii.QCI was established following the consultations in the Inter-ministerial Task Force, Committee of Secretaries and Group of Ministers through a Cabinet decision in 1996.
About Chartered Quality Institute(CQI):
The CQI is the professional body for experts in improving product, project and service quality.
CQU is incorporated by Royal Charter. The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) is a division of the CQI.
President– Lord Jamie Lindsay
Headquarters – Central London, United Kingdom
Founded in 1919