The Evolution

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Visionary Leaders for Manufacturing (VLFM)

The Visionary Leader for Manufacturing (VLFM) programme, established jointly by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) and JICA (Japan International Co-operation Agency), is mentored by the renowned Japanese expert, Padma Shri Prof. Shoji Shiba. An experiential learning process, this programme trains senior leaders in strategic thinking. Several of our leaders have undergone this transformative programme, strengthening our workplace culture.

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Visionary Small and Medium Enterprises (VSME)

A joint initiative of CII and ANAND since 2009, VSME has helped institutionalise globally-best practices into the ANAND Heijunka Production System (AHPS). A dedicated ANAND team is guided by Japanese experts Prof. Shoji Shiba and Mr. Takeyuki Furuhashi to partner ANAND suppliers in implementing best-in-class manufacturing practices. Some leading OEMs have also begun to follow the VSME principles, institutionalising the concept of partnership-based supply chains.