Question: On 12th February, 2019; National Productivity Council (NPC) celebrated its-
(a) 51st Foundation Day
(b) 61st Foundation Day
(c) 31st Foundation Day
(d) 41st Foundation Day
- On 12th February, 2019; National Productivity Council (NPC) celebrated its 61st Foundation Day as Productivity Day and celebrated National Productivity Week from 12th February to 18th February at New Delhi. This year’s theme is “Circular Economy for Productivity & Sustainability”.
- Panel discussions on subjects like artificial intelligence by experts were organized to deliberate on the challenges, benefits and outcomes from implementation of circular economy.
- Apart from New Delhi workshop, 13 more seminars and workshops will be organized at Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar and Chandigarh in coordination with State Government, State PSUs and Business. The 23 Local Productivity Councils spread across the country are also organizing workshops.
- NPC is is a constituent of the Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization to promote productivity culture in India.It was established by the Ministry of Industry, Government of India in 1958.