NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY AWARDS
After independence every Sri Lankan government understood the importance of productivity promotion. The country achieved an important milestone in 1996 where Sri Lanka obtained membership in the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) and established its National Productivity Organization (NPO). Following which crucial conjunctions such as the productivity conference (1993), declaration of National productivity Year (1996) and proclaiming 1997/2006 as the productivity Decade.
The first National Productivity Award competition was held in year 1993, and thereafter continued annually. Since the first competition, this annual event was conducted by the NIBM, However since year 2002 when all productivity related matters were assigned to the ministry of Labor Relation and Manpower, the award applicants were extended to Manufacture, Service sector and School sector.
In 2010 with the review of the last awarding event, the Ministry of Productivity Promotion was established. It was identified that there were many opportunities was established. It was identified that were many opportunities which could be improved further in other sectors. Accordingly it was emphasized to pay more attention to improve overall Productivity of every organization continuously and sustain that improvement.
The expectation of the NPS is to improve and introduce a new productivity culture and thereby increasing efficiency and productivity of the Sri Lankan Community. Under the guidance of Public Administration and Management, the NPS has organized this National Competition complying with current procedures of the APO while conforming to National Vision and Development Plan of Sri Lanka.
National Productivity Award 2015
You are able to apply for National Productivity Award 2015 under following categories.
|No||Manufacturing & |
|Public Sector||School Sector|
|01||Manufacturing Sector (Large)||Inter Ministries Sector||School upto Advanced Level|
|02||Manufacturing Sector (Medium)||Inter Provincial Ministries Sector||School upto Ordinary Level|
|03||Manufacturing Sector (Small)||Inter Departments Sector||School upto Grade Five|
|04||Service Sector (Large)||Inter Divisional Secretariats||Private & International Schools|
|05||Service Sector (Medium)||Inter Local Authorities|
|06||Service Sector (Small)||Micro Category|
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- 1.1 OBJECTIVES
- Motivate all school in order to follow best practice that improves Quality, Productivity and Service.
- Empower the school sector to align with National Vision and Development Plans of Sri Lanka.
- Identify Exemplary schools systems and students to appreciate them at National Level.
1.2 CLASSIFICATIONS OF SCHOOLS
CATEGORY - Government Schools which conduct classes up to GCE Advanced Level
CATEGORY - Government Schools which conduct classes up to GCE Ordinary Level
CATEGORY - Government Schools which conduct classes up to Grade Five
CATEGORY - Private and International Schools
1.3 MAJOR EVELUTION CRITERIA
Physical Environment 180
Education and Awareness 200
Improve Productivity and Quality through Team work 140
Instigating Creativity 140
Create Best Practices 90
Contribution to the Society 50
Motivate all institution to improve Quality, Productivity and Service Using Best practices.
Direct Public Institutions to improve living standards of Sri Lankans encouraging them passively contribute to National Development by aligning with the national vision and development programs.
Identify exemplary public institution and employees while recognizing them at National Level.
Creation of a people Friendly institutional system through a grading criteria.
2.2 CLASSIFICATION OF INSTITUTIONS
The National Productivity competition relevant to the public Sector is Classified under the the following 6 categories
- Provincial Minisries and Provincial Public Service Commissions
- Department: Government Department, Department under provincial Councils, District Secretariats and Sub Offices under a department which consists of 51 employees or more.
- Divisional Secretariats
- Micro Scale Organization operating under Ministries and Department which has less than 50 employees (A sub unit operating under an institution will not be considered)
2.3 MAJOR EVELUSION CRITERIA
Process Improvements 200
Customer Satisfaction 75
There are two major categories;
- Manufacturing Sector
- Service Sector
For the purpose of determining the award following classification will be used;
The Government has embarked on a national program to promote productivity at national level and enterprise level and therefore desire to promote the adoption of strategies and techniques to improve enterprise level productivity and to create an awareness of productivity improvement strategies and techniques.
The Government is desirous of identifying role models therefore other organizations could emulate their system and procedures.
The government believes that enhancing productivity should be though cooperative labor management relations within a harmonious workplace.
Large Scale - More than 250 full time employees
Medium Scale - Between 50 and 250 full time employees (Including 50 and 250)
Small Scale - Less than 50 full time employees
3.4 MAJOR EVALUATIONG CRITERIA
People Results 80
Customer Results ` 100
Social Results 80
Productivity Results 120
Overall Performance Results 80
Highlight on National Productivity Award