No. 41(8)/ISO/2005
Government of India
Ministry of Small Scale Industries,
Office of the Development Commissioner
(Small Scale Industries)
ISO Division
7th Floor, Nirman Bhavan


New Delhi-110011
Dated: 23.11.2005


  1. The Secretary(SSIs), All State Govts/Uts
  2. Commissioner/Director of Industries, All State Govts./Uts
  3. Director, All SISIs

Subject:  Reimbursement of charges to SSI units for acquiring ISO 9000/14000 certification-Criteria for approving ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 Certification Bodies for reimbursement of certification expenses to SSI units.

Sir,

Further to this office circulars of even number dated 23.8.2005 on the above subject, the following certifying bodies have been accredited by NABCB/cleared by QCI for the purpose of re-imbursement of ISO 9000 certification (QMS) and ISO14001 (EMS) expenses to the SSI units by this office as on 8.11.2005:

CAVEAT

            Please note that in the case of applications for reimbursement received in the office of DC (SSI) on or after 01-01-2006, reimbursement will be made against certificates obtained from certification bodies directly accredited by NABCB (National Accreditation Board of Certification Bodies) and bearing the logo of NABCB only”

In  other words,  the validity  of  the Certifying  Bodies in the category 2 & 3 below will  cease for applications received in the office of DC (SSI) after 31.12.2005.

 

List of Certifying Bodies, Meeting DC SSI Criteria for ISO 9000 QMS Certification as updated upto 8.11.2005:

  1. Certifying Bodies having direct accreditation from NABCB

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    1

    Det Norske Veritas ,Certification Services, India

    NABCB

    2

    TUV India Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    3

    BVQI (India) Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    4

    Intel Quality Certification Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    5

    American Global Standards India

    NABCB

    6

    Indian Register Quality Systems

    NABCB

    7

    ICS Certifications(Asia) Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    8

    ICRS Management Systems Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    9

    BSI India Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    10

    TUV Rheninland India Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    11

    TUV Suddeutschland (India)Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    12 NVT Quality Certification Pvt. Ltd. NABCB
    13 AQSR India Pvt.Ltd. NABCB


  2. Certifying Bodies having direct accreditation from Foreign ABs

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    1

    Bureau of Indian Standards

    RvA

    2

    Standardization Testing & Quality Certification (STQC)

    RvA

    3

    International Standards Certification (South Asia) Pvt.Ltd.

    RvA

    4

    Indian Register Quality Systems

    RvA

    5

    Quality-Cert.(India) Pvt.Ltd.

    RvA

    6

    KPMG Quality Registrar

    RvA

    7

    ICL Certification Ltd.

    RvA

    8

    Phoenix Progressive Certifications Enterprises Pvt.Ltd.

    RvA

    9

    Transpacific Certification Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    10

    NQAQSR Certification Pvt.Ltd.

    RVA,JAS-ANZ

    11

    International Certification Services(Asia) Pvt.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    12

    Kvalitet Veritas Quality Assurance

    NORSK AKKREDITERING

    13 Surewin Quality Certification Pvt. Ltd. RENAR
    14 PC Management System(P) Ltd. JAS-ANZ


  3. Certifying Bodies operating as branch office or franchisee of Foreign CBs.

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    Indian Office

    1

    Det Norske Veritas

    ANSIRAB

    Det Norske Veritas,
    Certification Services, India

    2

    QSI America Inc

    ANSIRAB

    QSI(India) Certifications Pvt.Ltd.

    3

    International Standards Certification Pvt. ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    International Standards Certification Pvt. Ltd.

    4

    NCS International Pvt.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    NCS India

    5

    Allied Certification Services Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    Allied Certification Services Pvt.Ltd.

    6

    Benchmark Certification Intl, Australia Pvt. Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    Benchmark Certification Pvt. Ltd.

    7

    QMS Certification Services Pvt. Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    QMS Certification Services

    8

    International Certifications Ltd. New Zealand

    JAS-ANZ

    ICL Certifications Ltd.

    9

    DLIQ Pvt. Ltd.,Australia

    JAS-ANZ

    DLIQ Certifications India Pvt.Ltd.

    10

    System Management Registration Co.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    System Management Registration(India)

    11

    United Registrar of Systems Ltd.

    UKAS

    URS Certification Ltd.

    12

    BVQI

    UKAS/ANSIRAB

    BVQI (India) Pvt.Ltd.

    13

    Chamber Certification & Assessments Ltd.(CCAS Ltd.)

    UKAS

    CCAS Quality Certification

    14

    BSI Management Systems

    UKAS

    BSI India Pvt.Ltd.

    15

    Underwrieter Laboratories Inc

    UKAS

    UL India Pvt.Ltd.

    16

    D.A.S. Certification Ltd.

    UKAS

    DAS Certifications (India)

    17

    Q.A. International Certification Certification Ltd.

    UKAS

    Q.A. International Certification(India),
    Mumbai

    18

    Moody International Certification Ltd.

    UKAS

    Moody International (India) Pvt.Ltd.

    19

    SGS UK Ltd., SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance

    UKAS, Swiss

    SGS India Pvt.Ltd.

    20

    AQA International

    ANSIRAB

    AQA (India)

    21

    AQSR International Inc.

    ANSIRAB

    AQSR India Pvt. Ltd.

    22

    National Quality Assurance Ltd.,U.K.

    ANSIRAB/UKAS/RvA

    National Quality Assurance India Operation

    23

    Registro Italiano Navale

    SINCERT

    Registro Italiano Navale India Pvt.Ltd.

    24

    TUV Management Service GmbH

    DAR, JAS-ANZ

    TUV Suddeutschland India Pvt.Ltd.

    25

    RWTUV

    DAR

    TUV India Pvt.Ltd.

    26

    TUV Rhineland,Berlin Brandenburg

    DAR

    TUV Rhineland India Pvt.Ltd.

    27

    Orion Registrar Inc

    ANSIRAB

    Orion Registrar India

    28

    HSB Registration Services

    RAB,RvA

    HSB International (India) Pvt.Ltd.

    29 SAI GLOBAL JAS-ANZ SAI GLOBAL
    30 Perry Certifications Pvt.Ltd. ANAB PJR Certifications Pvt.Ltd.(PJR India)

* Certificates are issued by CBs duly signed by authorized signatures.


List of Certifying Bodies, Meeting DC SSI Criteria for EMS Certification ISO 14001 as updated on 8.11.2005:

  1. Certifying Bodies having direct accreditation from NABCB

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    1

    Det Norske Veritas ,Certification Services, India

    NABCB

    2

    TUV India Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    3

    BVQI (India) Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB

    4

    ICS Certifications(Asia) Pvt.Ltd.

    NABCB



  2. Certifying Bodies having direct accreditation from Foreign ABs

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    1

    Standardization Testing & Quality Certification (STQC)

    RvA

    2

    Indian Register Quality Systems

    RvA

    3

    KPMG Quality Register

    RvA

    4

    International Certification Services ( Asia) Pvt.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    5

    NQAQSR Certification Pvt.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    6

    ICL Certifications Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    7

    Kvalitet Veritas Quality Assurance

    NORSK AKKREDITERING



  3. Certifying Bodies operating as branch office or franchisee of Foreign CBs.

    S. No.

    Name of CB*

    Accredited By

    Indian Office

    1

    Det Norske Veritas

    RvA

    Det Norske Veritas,
    Certification Services, India

    2

    International Standards Certification Pvt.Ltd.

    JAS-ANZ

    International Standards Certification Pvt.Ltd.

    3

    BVQI

    UKAS

    BVQI (India) Pvt. Ltd.

    4 SGS UK Ltd. UKAS SGS India Pvt. Ltd.
    5

    AQA International

    ANSIRAB

    AQA(India)

    6

    AQSR International Inc.

    ANSIRAB

    AQSR India Pvt. Ltd.

    7

    RWTUV

    DAR

    TUV India Pvt.Ltd.

    8

    International Certifications Ltd.
    New Zealand

    JAS-ANZ

    ICL Certifications Ltd.

    9

    DLIQ Pvt.Ltd.Australia

    JAS-ANZ

    DLIQ Certifications India Pvt.Ltd.

    10 Sai Global Certifications JAS-ANZ Sai Global Certifications
    11 Registro Italino Navale SINCERT RINA India Pvt. Ltd.
    12 United Registrar of Systems Ltd. UKAS URS Certification Ltd.

* Certificates are issued by CBs duly signed by authorized signatures.

In view of above, reimbursement of expenditure incurred on obtaining ISO 9000/ISO 14001 is presently being considered in respect of such applications (from SSI units) who have obtained certificates from any of the above cited certifying Bodies. This circular supersedes all the previous circulars issued in this regard.

This may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

Yours faithfully,

(V.S. Karunakaran)
Industrial Advisor