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Quality Circle (QC)

Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) is recognized as the institution representing the Quality Circle Movement in India and has represented the country in several international forums. The organization has successfully implemented Quality concepts under the TQM umbrella across several industry verticals that have experienced a phenomenal enhancement of their work Processes and productivity after implementation of Quality Concept Tools. QCFI represents India in the 14 nation International Committee that has been set up for organizing International conventions on Quality Concept Circle, annually. To date, QCFI has organized three International conventions in India. In addition, chapter convention and National convention are held every year where members present case studies and technical papers are discussed by leading Quality Concept Practitioners. To strengthen academic process, RIT being an institutional member of the ‘Quality Circle Forum of India’ is known for its innovative ideas for quality circle activities in educational institute. Quality circles in RIT have fetched many prizes in state and national level competitions organized by QCFI, India.

Academic Year 2020-21

Quality Circle Topic: To identify the reasons for less number of research activities and implementing the strategies to strengthen research culture among faculties and students.

Faculty Groups formed as per the interest of the research area for collaborative research. Formation of groups gives following publication improvement.

Group number Identified Area Group members Outcome
1 Machine Learning Mr.D.T.Mane, Mr.D.O.Gupta 1 Paper Published in Scopus index proceeding.
2 Machine Learning Mr.A.C.Adamuthe, Mrs.J.A.Patil One paper submitted to Springer Conference
3 Teaching-Learning Methodology Mr.A.C.Adamuthe, Mrs.A.B.Patil Mr.R.J.Mandale Paper published in JEET Journal
4 Internet of Things Mr.M.A.Patil, Mrs.A.B.Patil 4 Papers -1 paper published in Scopus Journal -3 Papers presented in International conference.

Academic Year 2019-20

Quality Circle Topic:  To identify weak areas of the students by considering the different parameters and implementing the strategies to improve their performance.

Name of the members:

  • Savita Patil
  • D. T. Mane
  • Ashwini B. Patil
  • Manoj A. Patil
  • Jayshree A. Patil

Outcome:

Presented a paper entitled “Holistic approach to Identify Factors Affecting Undergraduate Engineering Students Development” National Symposium on Enhancing Quality and Driving Change in Higher Technical Education through NEP-2020, under the initiative of AICTE for Implementation of National Education Policy NEP-2020.

Academic Year 2018-19

Sr. No Name of Award Level Name of Faculty Date and Place
1 Gold Award State level Mr. R. J. Mandale, Mrs. A.B. Patil, Mr. M.A.Patil 31st August 2019, QCFI, Pune
2* Excellence Award National level Mr. R. J. Mandale, Mrs. A. B. Patil, Mr. M. A. Patil 26th to 30th December 2019 Quality Circle NCQC at Varanasi.
3 First prize College level Mr. R. J. Mandale 5th September 2019, RIT, Rajaramanagar

2*: Quality Circle Topic: Improved Framework with the adoption of Industry Practices for Undergraduate Software Capstone Project development.

We introduce a new methodology for academic projects, which improves the overall quality of project work. Adoption of a new Industry Oriented Software Engineering practices make the students industry-ready with knowledge of the latest tools, the technology used by IT industries for product development. The proposed work is able to bridge the gap between academics and industry to a greater extent, subsequently increases the employability ratio.

Academic Year 2017-18

Quality Circle Topic: To make the lab automate with the help of IoT concepts. This project  helps to reduce the cost and electricity consumption which actually are much high.

Name of the members:

  • P. T. Sawant
  • A. B. Patil
  • R. J. Mandale
  • Akhilesh Mokashi
  • Kedar Kulkarni

Academic Year 2016-17

Quality Circle Topic: To develop a course plan template which helps faculty to keep track of course related information [like Course Outcome, Topic Learning Outcomes, active learning techniques  applied for course , co attainment( direct and indirect), gap analysis] which helps  faculty to improve his course Design, Delivery & Development.

Name of the members:

  • A. C. Adamuthe
  • D. Rajesh
  • S. S. Sawant
  • A. K. Ingale
  • S. C. Pawar
  • P. T. Sawant
  • S. S. Mane

Outcome:

  • Effective Classroom delivery.
  • Better understanding of Course.
  • Reference material
  • Useful for Gap Analysis