National Productivity Day is observed every year on 12 th February across in India, Also, from 12 February-18 February is observed as National Productivity week throughout the country.
National Productivity Day 2019 theme is “Circular Economy for Productivity & Sustainability
National Productivity Day main observance is organized by the National Productivity Council (NPC) for encouraging all stakeholders in the implementation of productivity tools and techniques with contemporary relevant themes.
National Productivity Council (NPC) is a national level autonomous organization under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry to promote productivity culture in India.
NPC was established as a registered society on 12th February 1958 by the Government with the aim to stimulate and promote productivity and quality consciousness across all sectors in the country.
NPC is a tri-partite non-profit organization (NGO) with equal representation from government, employers and workers’ organizations. It also has representatives from technical and professional institutions including members from local productivity councils and chamber of commerce on its Governing Body.
NPC also implements the productivity promotion schemes of Government and carry out programmes of Tokyo based Asian Productivity Organization (APO), an inter-governmental body of which India is founder member.