Pune, April 18 : Achievement Day” was celebrated for the first time in the history of 146 years at SQAE (A), Kirkee on 13 Apr 2016, in order to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work and dedication exhibited by the entire personnel of SQAE (A), Kirkee in ensuring that the quality standards are maintained at Ammunition Factory, Khadki, Pune of the ammunition stores supplied to the defence forces during the financial year 2015-2016.

Col Yogesh Chandra Pandey, Senior Quality Assurance Officer (SQAO) presided over the function and expressed his appreciation for the dedication, technical competence, and innovation demonstrated by all the personnel to meet successfully the challenges posed by the increasing workload. He insisted that with “Make in India” coming in big way and with likely changes in the role of DGQA and for keeping pace with the future challenges in mind, it has become a mandatory requirement for all to enhance their educational and technical competence so that we remain ever prepared.

 Contributions of every individual of the Establishment over last one year were highlighted. On this occasion, awards for individual excellence in different fields were distributed to the employees of the establishment.

A befitting cultural program highlighting the importance of social issues like ‘Save Water’ and ‘Save Girl Child’ was presented by the employees.