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History Pertaining to DGQA

1869

Inspectorate at Ammunition Factory in Kirkee.

1904

Inspectorate of Gun Carriage Factory in Jabalpur.

1908

CIME set up in Kirkee.

Inspectorate at Rifle Factory in Ichapur.

Inspectorate at Ammunition Factory in Kirkee.

1912

Inspectorate at Harness and Saddlery Factory in Kanpur.

1929

Inspectorate at G & S Factory set up in Cossipore.

1934

Inspectorate of General Stores in Kanpur.

1939

Inspectorate of Scientific Stores in Rawalpindi (Now in Pakistan).

1940

Inspectorate of Metals and Steel in Ichapur.

Inspectorate at G & S Factory in Cossipore.

1941

Chief Inspectorate of Engineering in Kolkata.

1946

Redesignated as TDE (I&E) in Dehradun.

Single composite Inspection-Research-Development organization DTD is formed.

1947

Redesignated as TDE (Vehicle) in Ahmednagar.

1955

DTD bifurcated into two Directorates - Armament and General.

1960

A Defence Cataloging Authority was formed under the CGDP

1961

Directorate of Vehicles and Engineering bifurcated into Directorate of Inspection Vehicles and Directorate of Engineering.

1963

CGDP redesignated as the Controller General of Inspection and Planning.

1965

Directorate of Inspection Vehicles was further bifurcated into Directorate of Inspection Vehicles and Directorate of Vehicles.

1976

DSS trifurcated into DRDO, DGI and DTD&P ((Air).

1979

DSS Officers in the DGI Organization formed into DQAS.

1984

Officers of the erstwhile DPIN/DWP Group 'A' cadre merged in to DQAS.