New Delhi: The Quality Council of India (QCI) has a got a new chairman. Jaxay Shah has been appointed as the new head of QCI for a period of three years, effective from October 21, 2022. Prior to the new role, he has been the founder Chairman of Savvy Group and former Chairman of CREDAI.
Jaxay Shah will replace the incumbent Chairman Adil Zainulbhai who helmed the organization for three straight terms from 2014 to 2022. Mr Zainulbhai was the former McKinsey India chief before donning this role in 2014.
Expressing his excitement over the appointment, Jaxay said that he was honoured to be nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also said that he took charge of the energetic team of QCI and vowed to take the ‘quality revolution’ to next level as India marches ahead under PM Modi’s leadership.
Honoured to be nominated by Shri @narendramodi as Chairman, @qualitycouncil. Took charge & met the energetic team at QCI today. Grateful for their love and support. Together we’ll drive the #Quality revolution for achieving PM’s vision of #India as a developed country by 2047. pic.twitter.com/4AB8rU8Jyw
— Jaxay Shah (@jaxayshah) October 21, 2022
QCI was founded in 1997 on joint agreement of Industries Department (now DPIIT) Ministry of Commerce & Industry and prominent industry associations like CII, FICCI & ASSOCHAM.
The quality watchdog monitors quality control in the country through national accreditation of testing & inspection. It issues certificates for quality control and also sensitizes industry as well as consumers in maintaining a quality balance and overall lift the quality of life of every citizen. The QCI has sincerely & assiduously worked towards uplifting the quality control in India while meeting the aspiration of common people in maintaining quality life.
Jaxay Shah has a wide & vast experience of the industry and with him taking over the mantle, the quality control body will get a fillip in setting new benchmarks.
Shah founded Savvy Group in 1996, one of country’s largest infrastructure conglomerates and helmed the prestigious CREDAI, the apex body of private Real Estate developers in India. He is also the chairman of ASSOCHAM Western Regional Development Council.
QCI employs a staff of more than 1,000 people and is entrusted with the task of improving quality of life of more than 135 crore citizens.