To enable every executive realise power of quality in his/her profession.
- Imparting knowledge through World Class Training by way of comprehensive training modules tailored to suit the needs of different types of industries.
- To adopt quality as a way of life through widespread application of tools and techniques.
- Motivating the workforce through participative management initiatives by creating cross-functional project teams.
- To consult the project teams to deliver products and services of high quality at low costs, on-time and every time.
He was former Executive Director of Lucas TVS Ltd, Chennai, was born on November 27, 1947. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, University of Madras. Further, he obtained his post graduate diploma in “Statistical Quality Control and operation Research” from Indian Statistical Institute and Master of Business Administration from University of Madras. He was awarded PhD degree from Anna University. He completed professional training in Manufacturing Management from M.I.T., Boston, USA and also in Japan and Korea. Dr Ravichandran has more than 47 years experience in various spheres of Manufacturing Management in Lucas TVS Ltd.
Dr. Ravichandran was conferred many prestigious awards namely, Distinguished Leadership Award from ABK- AOTS Doskai (2012), Man of Excellence Award from Vinayaka Missions University (2012), ‘ACADEMICIAN’ Award from the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) , USA (2010), “Ashoka Award” for Quality from the Indian Society for Quality(2007), “NIQR – Bajaj Auto Award” for Outstanding Quality Man for the year 2006, “Life Time Achievement Award” from Frost & Sullivan (2006), “Outstanding Contribution Award” for the growth of QC Movement in Manufacturing Sector from QCFI, Chennai chapter(2005), “Distinguished Leadership Award” in Quality & productivity from ABK – AOTS , Doskai , Chennai (2004). “Udyog Rattan Award” from Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi (2002), “All India Management Award” in the National Competition for Young Managers (1981) and “Kirloskar Award” of Indian Association of Quality & Reliability (1980) etc.
Dr. Ravichandran is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), Quality Council of India (QCI). Indian Institution of Production Engineers and National Institution for Quality & Reliability. Recently he has been admitted as Fellow of National Academy of Engineering. He is also attached to various Professional Associations, Academic Council of various Engineering Colleges & Institutions. He served as Research Committee member of Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur for 6 years Programme. He also served as member of Programme Advisory Committee of Department of Science & Technology (Robotics & Manufacturing) for 6 years. He serves as visiting faculty for IITs, IIMs and many Engineering Colleges.