The Prime Minister Narendra Moid has nominated former McKinsey India head Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of the Quality Council of India. He will replace Arun Maira, whose term ended with previous Government.

Zainulbhai is currently working as Senior Advisor to McKinsey. He has also worked with several Government organisations, leading efforts based on urbanisation, inclusive growth and energy.

Quality Council of India is a joint initiative of the Government and three industry bodies, CII, FICCI and ASSOCHAM. According to an official statement, the council aims to establish and operate national accreditation structure and promote quality through National Quality Campaign.

The council will carry out the Government’s commitment to propagate a culture of quality and boost manufacturing, besides products and manufacturing processes with zero defects and least impact on the environment.

The council comes under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Commerce and Industry Ministry and is a nodal Government arm for the council.