3rd Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts was organized by Quality Circle Forum of India, Haridwar Chapter at Delhi Public School, BHEL, Ranipur, Haridwar on 1st September, 2013. Four Quality Circle Teams of THDCIL i.e. (i) Bhagirathi (Team of Mechanical Deptt., Tehri), (ii) Lakshya ( Team of P&A Deptt., Tehri), (iii) Lotus (Team of Township- Civil Main., Rishikesh) and; (iv) Urja ( Team of Elect. Deptt., Tehri) were nominated for participation in the convention. Besides the teams unit coordinators from Rishikesh and Tehri were also nominated for participation in the convention.
Total 108 teams from more than 30 organizations participated in the convention. On their performance at convention, QC teams were grouped into three categories, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Quality Circle Urja was amongst the Gold Group, Quality Circle Lakshya was amongst the Silver group and other two teams were grouped in Bronze category. The maiden performance of quality circle teams from THDCIL in the convention was appreciated by the Board of Judges.
Teams categorized amongst Gold and Silver makes themselves eligible for participation in National Convention scheduled to take place in the month of December, 2013 at Kolkata.