MSME Testing Centres and Testing Station provides testing and calibration facilities to industries in general and MSMEs in particular, for raw materials, semi-finished and finished products manufactured by them in the disciplines of Chemical, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Electrical Engineering to undertake Performance Test, Type Test and Acceptance Test of semi-finished, finished products etc. The Centres also undertake calibration works for Measuring Instruments and Equipments conforming to international standards. These Centres are accredited by internationally recognized National Accreditation Board of Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) Certification as per ISO/IEC-17025.
The objectives of the scheme “MSME - Testing Centres &Testing Stations” are:
i. To provide testing facilities to industries in general and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises in particular for raw materials, semi-finished and finished products, manufactured by them.
ii. To provide calibration services for Measuring Instruments and equipment conforming to international standards.
iii. To render technical support to MSMEs in upgrading the quality of products manufactured by them
iv. To conduct training courses for the benefits of workers sponsored by MSMEs on product specific testing and quality and control so that their units may be in a position to set up their in-house testing facilities.
v. To supplement efforts of BIS towards standardization by way of providing testing facilities to MSMEs/ other industries for obtaining ‘BIS” License / Quality Marking etc.
vi. To assist various Government Departments like Railways, Defense, CPWD etc. in testing the materials procured by them from the MSME Sector.
vii. To provide Consultancy services in Testing and Quality management and in-process quality systems to MSMEs
viii. The objective of the scheme of MSME Testing Stations is to extend testing facilities to Clusters of MSME units in the respective area and some strategic areas. These Testing Stations provides facilities for testing of various products viz. chemicals, lamps, rubber products, casting and forgings, paints and varnishes, Electrical Accessories, domestic electrical appliances, general engineering etc. depending on the area they are located in.
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