National Productivity Day- 12 February

The National Productivity Council observed the National Productivity Day (NPD) on 12 February 2018. The council is also observing the National Productivity Week till  February 18.  The theme for NPD 2018 is ‘Industry 4.0 Leapfrog Opportunity for India’.

Industry 4.0 or the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is seen emerging globally as a powerful force and is being called as the next industrial revolution. It is characterized by the increasing digitization and interconnection of products, value chains and business models.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • The year 2018 is the 60th anniversary of the National Productivity Council (NPC).
  • Chairman of NPC- Ramesh Abhishek, Headquarters- New Delhi, Established in- 1958.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)