CII - National Awards for Excellence in Water Management 2017
CII-Triveni Water Institute, CII’s Center of Excellence on Water organises the CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management to celebrate and reward outstanding innovation, promising water conservation and management practices undertaken by Indian industries from varied sectors.The objective of the Award Scheme is to recognize and Award “Excellence” in Water Management in industries and facilitate sharing of information by excellent water efficient companies and instil a “senses of competition” to motivate other industries /plants toachieve excellence in Water management. The Awards measure performance and provide detailed feedback for opportunities to excel while maintaining strong competition and high standards of excellence.

The process of selection of awardees under the new version follows world class procedures (evaluation tools and techniques that also make use of satellite information) and has in place a robust methodology which includes site verification. The Awards measure performance and provides detailed feedback for opportunities to excel while maintaining strong competition and high standards of excellence. The year 2017 would witness the 11th edition of these awards.
Leadership and Excellence Award in Environment Health & Safety (EHS)
The Leadership and Excellence Award in Environment Health & Safety (EHS) Award was instituted in the year 2002. The aim is to recognize, motivate and facilitate corporates to adopt innovative practices in EHS.
CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence
Recognising India's Best Organisations for Competitiveness
Best Kaizen Award - Trophy
Indian industry is implementing kaizens for becoming competitive in the global scenario. From, CII - TPM Club India we would like to bring out the best kaizens implemented so that it benefits the Indian Industry as a whole. The excellent work done inside companies is otherwise hidden if not given a good exposure. To achieve the above objective, Kaizen Conference has been designed not only for achieving the purpose of spreading the good work done by companies but also to recognize the best of the competing kaizens with Kaizen Trophy. This competition is very severe and intense with more than 50 kaizens participating in each edition. A total of 5 winners are selected from different categories to carry the best kaizen award in the form of a trophy.
Sona Kaizen Award and Kaizen Champion Trophy
Normally 2 Kaizen Conferences are conducted every year. The winners of these conferences compete again for the “Best of the Best” for the year. There is a platform created for them to compete at the TPM National Conference and the top 3 companies are awarded the Sona Kaizen Cash Award along with the Kaizen Champion Trophy.
In the year 2007, CII established a National Award on Six Sigma to recognize organizations which have successfully adopted and implemented the Six Sigma techniques resulting in improvement in processes. The CII-Six Sigma Awards are given in an annual conference organized by the CII Institute of Quality (CII-IQ). Every year, CII-IQ organizes the National Six Sigma Competition, annually, and invites organizations to participate in the same and present successful case studies. An eminent Jury evaluates the presentation with respect to pre-determined criteria and identifies the Award Winners.
CII Southern Region QC Circle Convention – Regional Finals
QC Circles play a very important role in involving a wide cross section of employees for improving quality within an organization through participation. In an effort to spread the awareness of the need to Total Quality Management among membership in the Southern Region, CII has been conducting the Quality Circle Convention in the southern region for the last 22 years. The Regional Convention, which is an annual feature, is a build-up of the State Conventions that take place throughout the year as part of CII’s continuous thrust towards strengthening the quality movement in India. The convention provides a unique opportunity to motivate Workers to form Quality Circles within the organization and facilitates the exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences on various approaches to problem solving through Quality Circles. Each team participating at the convention would be make presentations of their QC Stories to the jury. The first three winners at the Regional Competitions would participate in the CII National QC Circle Convention.
CII Southern Region Awards for Manufacturing Excellence
5S is a five-step technique for creating and maintaining a good housekeeping at workplace, which makes it free of clutter, well-organized and clean. Once fully implemented, the 5S process can increase morale, create positive impressions on customers and increase efficiency and organization. The effect of 5S on continuous improvement can lead to less waste, better quality and faster lead times. All of which make an organization more profitable and competitive in the market place.
Kaizen Competition
Kaizen (Japanese for "improvement" or "change for the better") is a philosophy or set of practices that focus on continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing, engineering, supporting business processes, and management. The Kaizen concept stimulates productivity improvement as an ongoing process in companies. The Kaizen Competition of CII Southern Region is organized every year to recognize and encourage member companies which give importance to continuous improvements through Kaizens. The competition is conducted for operators and supervisors of member companies from manufacturing and service sectors. In order to encourage competitiveness through Kaizens among small scale industries, a special recognition is given for the best small scale organization which participates in the competition. The competition awards member companies who have adopted Kaizens not only at the shop floor but also from the office area, scrap yard, stores etc.