Annual contest for the prizes of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of quality
The Government of the Russian Federation's quality prize is the highest award that organizations in Russia today can have the honour to win for quality as an important factor of contest in the domestic and world markets.
The criteria by which the organizations participating in the contest are evaluated focus them on applying modern management tools that enable them to find new market segments, identify and implement the necessary changes, reduce costs and increase production efficiency which is especially important in contemporary market.
Regardless of the results of participation in the contest each organization receives an objective expert assessment of its work with the indication of the strengths and weaknesses where improvements can be implemented.
More than 1400 organizations representing 75 entities of the Russian Federation took part in the contests. More than 300 organizations became laureates and diploma winners.
Prizes are awarded by a resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation. The ceremony of awarding organizations – laureates of the award is held in a solemn atmosphere. The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation or his deputy distributes the prizes to the heads of these organizations.
The notification of the Council on the giving prizes of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of quality on the announcement of the 2017 contest was published in the “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on October 28, 2016.
Organizations wishing to take part in the 2017 contest may submit applications for participation in the contest before March 24, 2017 as well as receive the necessary information in the Council Secretariat of the Government of the Russian Federation's quality prizes awarding. Phone: 8 (495) 978-26-39, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Information about the contest is posted on the websites of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (http://www.gost.ru) and the Council Secretariat for prizes awarding (http: // www. roskachestvo.gov.ru).