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The Narendra Modi government has appointed former McKinsey India chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the chief of the Quality Council of India (QCI) reports the Indian Express. Zainulbhai has been appointed as the chief of QCI for a three year term and marks the first such hire from the private sector. 

Over the last 10 years, Zainulbhai has advised corporate leaderships of major companies in India and abroad says the LiveMint.

The Quality Council of India (QCI) was set up jointly by the Government of India and the Indian Industry represented by the three premier industry associations i.e. Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), to establish and operate national accreditation structure and promote quality through National Quality Campaign.

The council has been led by India Inc heads, including former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata and TVS Motors CMD Venu Srinivasan.

The Express reports that Zainulbhai is currently serving as a senior adviser with McKinsey India, is also on the boards of Reliance Industries, the American India Foundation, Saifee Hospital, Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust, Network 18 as well as on the advisory board of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

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