GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - NPS International School, Guwahati, has become the first school of the North-east to win the �Best of All Award� of the coveted Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award.
The award is the national quality award given by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) � under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution � to Indian organisations that show excellence in their performance. The award carries Rs 5 lakh, a commendation certificate and a gold-plated plaque, a press release said.
The award aims to promote quality services to the consumers and to give special recognition to organisations that contribute significantly towards the quality movement in India. The awards presentation ceremony will be held in New Delhi on October 28.
The Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award is presented to organisations in five broad categories � large-scale manufacturing, small-scale manufacturing, large-scale service sector, small-scale service sector and best overall.