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National Competition on Low Cost Automation

CII Institute of Quality is organizing National Competition on Low Cost Automation to support the Make-in-India campaign by enhancing the competitiveness of Indian Industry in the global market. With escalating manpower and rising production costs, Low Cost Automation (LCA) is a viable survival strategy for organizations all across the globe. Indian Industry needs to prepare itself and take adequate measures to face the stiff competition that exists in the global scenario and Low Cost Automation is one of the tools in the manufacturing sector that could help them face these challenges. This competition catalyzes the widespread adoption of LCA practices across Indian industry through sharing of the best case studies.


  • To recognize the best in class LCA that resulted in improvement in PQCDSM (Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety & Morale).
  • To understand and assess how various LCA techniques are implemented by organizations in different processes as well as scenarios.
  • To provide a national platorm for cross learning different LCA techniques from the presented case studies, interaction with LCA implementers, LCA Gadget providers and Low Cost Automation / Automation services providers.
  • To promote "Make-In-India" and "Zero Defect & Zero Effect (ZED)" initiatives launched by Govt of India.


  • Participating companies should submit 'LCA Case Studies' successfully implemented after 1st January 2016 with ROI of less or equal to 2 years.
  • Application should be submitted in the format given in "LCA Application Form" i.e. Annexure-1.
  • Nominating Companies can send a maximum six (6) Case Studies i.e. one per Category per company site / location.
  • Presentations time 8+2 minutes & maximum 25 slides, supported by a small movie clip whenever applicable. 3 Minutes Q&A Session by Jury Panel additional.
  • Presentation to be made in specified format.

Turnove - INR 100 Cr INR 15,000 + 18% GST
Turnover - INR 100 Cr INR 20,000 + 18% GST

Presenting Company - INR 5,000 + 18% GST
Non-presenting Company - INR 7,500 + 18% GST


Panel of Subject Matter Experts (SME) would evaluate each application of "LCA Case Studies" & selected case studies shall be presented in the competition.

For Technical queries, contact

Mr. Virender Singh
Senior Counsellor
Mobile: 7827567250

For registration, contact

Varun Gogia
Mobile: 9871098716

Parinita Singh
Mobile: 8010566340

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