Last Update June 22, 2023


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The DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF QUALITY ASSURANCE (DGQA) is under the Dept. of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence. This organisation is more than hundred years old and provides Quality Assurance (QA) cover for the entire range of Arms, Ammunitions, Equipment and Stores supplied to Armed Forces. Apart from QA activities, the organisation is responsible for import substitution and associates with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in the development projects. It also ensures Documentation, Codification and Standardisation Action for minimizing the variety of components / equipment. The other services rendered are promotion of small scale industries, Post procurement services, Defect Investigations and Technical Consultancy to the users, Ministry and the Production Agencies.

The establishments under this organisation are spread all over the country where mainly the Ordnance Factories, Defence Public Sector undertakings and Industrial base exist.

Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA)

  • Room No.234, South Block, New Delhi, India
  • +91 112 301 2484
  • +91 112 301 2484
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