A. Mission Statement:
B. Main Objectives
· To lead nationwide quality movement in the country through National Quality Campaign aimed at creating awareness amongst citizens, empowering them to demand quality in all spheres of activities, and promoting and protecting their well being by encouraging manufacturers and suppliers of goods and service providers for adoption of and adherence to quality standards and tools.
· To develop apropos capacities at the level of Governments, Institutions and enterprises for implementing & institutionalizing continuous quality improvement.
· To develop, establish & operate National Accreditation programmes in accordance with the relevant international standards & guides for the conformity assessment bodies certifying products, personnel, management systems, carrying out inspection and for the laboratories undertaking testing & calibration and such other areas of organized activities that have significant bearing in improving the quality of life and well being of the citizens of India.
· To develop, establish and operate National Accreditation Programmes for various service sectors such as education, healthcare, environment protection, governance, social sectors, infrastructure sector, vocational training etc., to site a few, as may be required, based on national/international standards and guidelines and where such standards are not available, to develop accreditation standards to support accreditation programs.
· To build capacities in the areas of regulation, conformity assessment and accreditation to overcome TBT/SPS constraints.
· To encourage development & application of third party assessment model for use in government, regulators, organizations and society.
· To promote quality competitiveness of India’s enterprises especially MSMEs through adoption of and adherence to quality management standards and quality tools.
· Promoting the establishment of quality improvement and benchmarking centre, as a repository of best international / national practices and their dissemination among the industry in all the sectors.
o To encourage industrial / applied research and development in the field of quality and dissemination of its result in relevant publication including and trade journals;
o To build capacities including development of appropriate quality accreditation mechanism for other emerging areas that have significant bearing in improving the quality of life and well being of the citizens of India such as food sector, oil & gas, forestry, agriculture /animal husbandry, warehouse, pharmacy etc. or as the need may arise from time to time.
· To facilitate effective functioning of a National Information & Enquiry Services on standards & quality including an appeal mechanism to deal with unresolved complaints.
· To develop and operate an appeal mechanism to deal with unresolved complaints;
Honorable President of India (Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam) assigns mission for QCI “The National Well Being”
Mr. Ratan N. Tata
1997 – 1999
Mr. Venu Srinivasan
1999 – 2001
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar
2001 – 2007
Mr. Ajay Shankar
2007 – 2010
Mr. Arun Maira
2010 – 2013 (Sept)
Mr. Saurabh Chandra
2013 (Oct 2013) – 2014 (Feb)
Mr. Amitabh Kant
2014 (March) – 2014 (Sep)
Mr. Adil Zainulbhai
2014 (Sep) till date
The Secretary General of Quality Council of India since inception;
Mr. Vijay Kumar Mediratta
18th Oct. 1998 to 14th Nov. 2003
Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani
3rd Dec. 2003 to 21st May 2012
Mr. B. Venkataraman
22nd May 2013 to 31st Aug. 2014
Dr. Ravi P. Singh
29th Sept. 2014 till date