25 Companies showed their world class practices in CICU 13th National Kaizen Competition

13th Edition of the Kaizen Competition was successfully held

25 Companies showed their world class practices in CICU 13th National Kaizen Competition

Ludhiana, January 28, 2022: 13th Edition of the Kaizen Competition was successfully held at Sohan Lal Pahwa Auditorium, CICU Complex, Focal Point, Ludhiana.
Varinder Sharma, Director MSME-DI, presided over as Chief Guest and distributed the prizes to the winner Companies. Kundan Lal, Assistant Director, MSME-DI, Ludhiana grace the event as Guest of Honor at 13th National kaizen Competition. They appreciated the efforts of CICU to improve productivity, quality and cost saving in the industry through this very important event.
Upkar Singh Ahuja, President, CICU said that Kaizen have been proved to bring quantum benefits to the company and employees whilst simplifying processes, eliminating waste, saving costs and other intangible benefits. It is a fact that the best ideas are born from the exchange and sharing of knowledge and experience. He further said that the objective of this Competition is to motivate for practicing KAIZEN & make it a way of LIFE. This Event provided opportunity to understand the philosophies, listen to Companies who have successfully developed Kaizen as a culture and also provided competitive Arena to witness and share the best Kaizen implemented.

Kaizen is a Japanese word, which belongs to the business philosophy of continuous improvement of working practices, personal efficiency, etc. Kaizen is applicable in all business processes including manufacturing and engineering with emphasis on improving productivity on an ongoing basis.
Pankaj Sharma, General Secretary, CICU informed about the importance of organizing competition for the learning of other industrial units. He further said that the response, to this Competition is overwhelming, both from participating teams and attending delegates, as well as Trade & Industrial bodies in the region that have been enthusiastic in their support. Experienced employees of 25 companies presented their Kaizen in front of more than 200 audiences.

S.B Singh, Joint Secretary, CICU made efforts for this event to make it success and coordinated with the teams. He also gave them valuable suggestions to improve their presentation.

The Program was organized with the support M/s Sangeeta Steel Corporation (TATA Astrum) Ludhiana.

The competition was judged by jury members comprising eminent professional’s i.e. Dr. Sanjeev Katoch, General Manager, Institute for Auto parts & Hand Tools Technology, Ludhiana, Dr. Sachit Vardhan, Deputy Director, Research, CT University, Ludhiana and Dr. Sehijpal Singh, Principal, Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Ludhiana.

The following Winning Teams got awarded on the basis of points under various categories.

Grand Awards:

First Award

M/s Vardhman Special Steel Ltd. (Team-14)

Second Award

M/s Moonlight Tools Pvt. Ltd. (Team-18)

Third Award

M/s S.K.G Engg. Co. (Team-12)

 Silver Kaizen Awards:


Quality Improvement

M/s Highway Industries Ltd. (Team-20)

Solid Waste Management

M/s Max Specialty Films Ltd. (Team-10)

Energy Saving

M/s SKG Engg. Co. (Team-1)

Low Cost Automation

M/s Kangaroo Tools Pvt. Ltd.

Productivity Improvement

M/s Kangaroo industries Ltd.

M/s Tech Auto Pvt. Ltd.

Cost  Saving

M/s G.S Auto International (Team-8)

M/s Vardhman Spinning and General Mills

M/s Farmparts Co.


M/s Vardhman Special Steel Ltd. (Team-24)