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National Productivity Council

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National Productivity Council
National Productivity Council
Formation1958; 63 years ago
PurposeContribute to the sustainable, inclusive socioeconomic development of the country by enhancing productivity.
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
Key people
Sh. Piyush Goyal (President)

Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra (Chairman)

Sh. Arun Kumar Jha (Director General)

The National Productivity Council (NPC) was established in 1958[1][2] as an autonomous organization under Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (India), Government of India. There are 13 regional offices and one training institute.[3] 124 full time professional/consultants[4] work at headquarter in New Delhi. Shri Piyush Goyal[5] is current president, Shri Arun Kumar Jha is Director General[6] of National Productivity Council India. In addition to conducting productivity research, NPC has provided consulting and training services to the government, public and private sector organizations in areas such as Industrial Engineering, Agri-Business, Economic Services, Quality Management, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Technology Management, Energy Management, Environmental Management, and others.[7][8]

The National Productivity Council's headquarters has become the first government building in Delhi to have HT-solar panels installed to fulfil a portion of its electricity needs.[9]


On date 12 February 1958 National Productivity Council was Registered under Societies Registration Act XXI, 1860. Registered office of the Society was located at “Utpadakta Bhavan” 5–6, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110 003, in the National Capital Region of Delhi.[10] NPC is a constituent of the Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization (APO), an Inter-Governmental Body, The Government of India is a founder member.[11] The National Productivity Council has been accredited by the Quality Council of India's National Accreditation Board for Certification Body to ISO 17020:2012.[12]


16 Mar 2021, PTC India Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Productivity Council (NPC).[13]

5 Oct 2020, memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between National Productivity Council and CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India.[14]

20 July 2020, National Productivity Council under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has tied up with Dr. Sanjay Chugh, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist to do webinar for dealing with mental stress during the pandemics.[15]

18 June 2019, The North Eastern Council (NEC) and National Productivity Council (NPC) have agreed to work together in the areas of capacity building and project evaluation.[16]

3 Nov 2015, Danfoss Industries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Productivity Council.[17]

24 Nov 2014, National Productivity Council launches scheme to curb energy wastage. On Monday held a meeting regarding enhancement of competitiveness at industrial units in Ludhiana by decreasing energy wastage.[18]


  1. ^ Delhi (2018-02-12). "National Productivity Council". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  2. ^ "Piyush Goyal asks NPC to work closely with industry, SMEs and other govt organisations". Deccan Herald. 2020-06-02. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  3. ^ "Comm Min to help coordinate solid waste management rules". DNA India. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  4. ^ "National Productivity Council to evaluate power loom sector schemes' performance". The Financial Express. 2019-12-25. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  5. ^ "Piyush Goyal asks NPC to work closely with all the stakeholders". www.newsonair.com. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  6. ^ "Governing Council Meeting of National Productivity Council held under the Chairmanship of Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry". pib.gov.in. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  7. ^ "National Productivity Council | Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade | MoCI | GoI". dipp.gov.in. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  8. ^ Singh, Ajmer. "Public and private sectors tie up to deal with mental stress during the pandemic". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  9. ^ "NPC leads the way towards solar energy". Governance Now. 2015-08-07. Retrieved 2021-05-08.
  10. ^ "[pib] National Productivity Council (NPC) – Civilsdaily". Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  11. ^ "Vajiram IAS App for UPSC Aspirants". vajiramias.com. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  12. ^ "National Productivity Council gets Accreditation conforming to ISO 17020:2012". India Education | Latest Education News India | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News. 2020-10-29. Retrieved 2021-05-10.
  13. ^ "PTC India signs MoU with National Productivity Council to jointly explore business opportunities in consultancy services". United News of India.
  14. ^ CSIR-NIO. "Memorandum of Understanding between CSIR-NIO and National Productivity Council". CSIR - National Institute of Oceanography (NIO). Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  15. ^ Singh, Ajmer. "Public and private sectors tie up to deal with mental stress during the pandemic". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  16. ^ "NEC to tie up with NPC on capacity building, projects". The Shillong Times. 2019-06-18. Retrieved 2021-05-08.
  17. ^ "Danfoss India inks MoU with National Productivity Council | Chennai News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  18. ^ "Productivity council launches scheme to curb energy wastage". Hindustan Times. 2014-11-24. Retrieved 2021-05-01.