INVEST Honors Lawrence D. Miles

By Surya P. Prabhaker, CVS

The Indian Value Engineering Society (INVEST) and Tata Steel celebrated Larry Miles’ birthday on 21st April. The day was declared as Value Engineering Day and the celebration was conducted at Tata Steel at Jamshedpur. Approximately 50 VE professionals from the INVEST eastern-side organization; mainly from Tata Steel, Tata Motors, TRF, Jusco, and The Tinplate of India Limited, participated and prompted the creation of the Function Approach of Lawrence. D. Miles. This approach helps industries across all sectors in building their competitive advantage.

The theme of the day was Knowledge Sharing. The expert session followed by a quiz were organized in the Auditorium of Centre of Excellence at Jamshedpur and inaugurated by Mrs. Santosh Ranjan, Chief-Project (Utilities), followed by context setting by Mr. Arun Kumar, Head – Project, Tata Steel, Jamshedpur.

The eminent speaker Mr. Anil Kumar Mukhopadhyaya, CVS-Life conducted the session on “Utilization of Customer FAST at the Design Stage”. This session was highly practical and well appreciated by the participants. On the eve of Miles’ birthday, a special quiz along with a case study presentation were organized for cross learning.

The event was closed with the concluding remarks and Vote of Thanks by Mr. Amit Ghosh, CVS-Life, Secretary (INVEST-EZC).

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