The Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA) is under Deptt. 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, Equipments 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 / equipments. 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.
The aim of this website is to provide a bird's eye view of DGQA organisation and its functionalities. Your suggestions for any improvement will be appreciated
Lt Gen Shamsher Singh