Managing Safety Challenges Ahead (In 2 Volumes)

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Overview

  • Author :Pradeep Chaturvedi
  • Year of Publication :2005
  • ISBN: :9788180692291
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XLVIII, 632
  • Size: 26 cms
  • Categories: Energy, Management


About the Book :

Safety and Quality Forum (SQF) set up by the Institution of Engineers (India) in October 2003, aims to promote and propagate various aspects of safety and quality in different engineering sectors, through networking mechanism. Besides facilitating exchange of ideas and opinion pertaining to safety and quality, it endeavours to promote awareness about them in engineering operations; assist governments and municipal bodies in framing and enforcing rules and codes for safety and quality management systems; develop courses, syllabi and course materials for Safety Engineering, Quality Management and Reliability Engineering; organise seminars, conferences and workshops; and collaborate with educational institutions and industry to promote the concept of quality and safety. Its head office is based at the Delhi State Centre. Quality Council of India (QCI) an autonomous non-profit organisation of the Government of India and the Indian Industry, is given the task of establishing an Accreditation Structure in the country. Represented by the three premier industry associations, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the QCI aims to provide right and unbiased information on quality and related standards; spread quality movement in the country; facilitate upgradation of equipment and techniques related to quality; represent India's interests in international forums; and help establish brand equity of Indian products and services. To achieve these objectives, the Quality Council of India had five organs, namely, National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies; National Registration Board for Personnel and Training; National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories; National Quality Campaign; and Quality Information and Enquiry Service.


About Author :

Pradeep Chaturvedi, Chairman of the Institution of Engineers (India), Delhi State Centre is a Mechanical Engineer and an energy and environment expert. He has been involved with sustainable development issues, mainly the energy policy and planning and implementation of environment friendly sustainable energy projects for over three decades in India and other Asian and Pacific countries. As a Member of the Perspective Planning Group of Planning Commission, preparing Development Vision 2020, he contributed 'India's Energy Vision 2020'. He has been actively involved with the formulation of Energy Conservation Act 2001 and the Electricity Bill 2001. Mr. Chaturvedi has been involved with the Studies Programme of the World Energy Council since 1983. His understanding of energy issues of the South Asia Region, in the global context, has been widely appreciated. Mr. Chaturvedi was deeply involved with the preparatory phase of the World Summit of Sustainable Development. He is also involved in the follow-up phase. Mr. Chaturvedi is Vice-Chairman of the UNESCO sponsored World Renewable Energy Network; and Vice Chairman of the World Environment Foundation, both based in UK; and President of the Bio Energy Society of India. He is also a Visiting Faculty at IIT, Delhi. Mr. Chaturvedi has authored six and edited 25 books on Energy Management and Sustainable Development. These books are widely referred to understand the situation in the country.