NABL/ ISO 17025
National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and provides accreditation in all major fields of Science and Engineering such as Biological, Chemical and Mechanical facilities. It follows the guidelines of ISO 17025: 2005 and had first accredited ARBRO in 2005. Since then, with our consistent approach to best quality and even better support, ARBRO has maintained its status as an approved laboratory.
Not only is our Delhi Laboratory accredited, but our facility in Baddi, HP is the only laboratory accredited by NABL in the entire state of HP.
Our laboratory in Bangalore is also on its way to be an NABL accredited laboratory.
ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organizationneeds to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide service that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, andaims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Arbro has been certified as ISO 9001: 2008 since.
We aim at providing the best of our service to our clients without compromising on our ethics and the quality giving total satisfaction.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
The Act also aims to establish a single reference point for all matters relating to food safety and standards, by moving from multi- level, multi- departmental control to a single line of command. To this effect, the Act establishes an independent statutory Authority – the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India with head office at Delhi. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the State Food Safety Authorities shall enforce various provisions of the Act.
Establishment of the Authority
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India is the Administrative Ministry for the implementation of FSSAI. The Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) have already been appointed by Government of India. The Chairperson is in the rank of Secretary to Government of India.
The Export Inspection Council (EIC) was set up by the Government of India under Section 3 of the Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963 (22 of 1963), in order to ensure sound development of export trade of India through Quality Control and Inspection and for matters connected thereof.
EIC is an advisory body to the Central Government, which is empowered under the Act to:
- Notify commodities which will be subject to quality control and/ or inspection prior to export,
- Establish standards of quality for such notified commodities, and
- Specify the type of quality control and / or inspection to be applied to such commodities.
Besides its advisory role, the Export Inspection Council, also exercises technical and administrative control over the five Export Inspection Agencies (EIAs), one each at Channai, Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata and Mumbai established by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, under Section 7 of the Act for the purpose of implementing the various measures and policies formulated by the Export Inspection Council of India.
Export Inspection Council, either directly or through Export Inspection Agencies, its field organisation renders services in the areas of:
Certification of quality of export commodities through installation of quality assurance systems (In-process Quality Control and Self Certification) in the exporting units as well as consignment wise inspection.
Certification of quality of food items for export through installation of Food safety Management System in the food processing units.
Issue of Certificates of origin to exporters under various preferential tariff schemes for export products.
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) came into existence on 01 April 1987 through an Act of Parliament dated 26 November 1986. It took over the staff, assets, liabilities and functions of the erstwhile Indian Standards Institution (ISI) with an enlarged scope and enhanced powers for harmonious development of activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Keeping in view, the interest of consumers as well as the industry, BIS is involved in various activities as given below:
- Standards Formulation
- Certification : Product, Hallmarking and Systems
- Laboratory Services
- Sale of Indian Standards and other publications
- International Activities
- Consumer Related Activities
- Promotional Activities
- Training Services
- Information services
- Financial: Resources – Mobilization and utilization
BIS has its Headquarters at New Delhi and its 05 Regional Offices (ROs) are at Kolkata (Eastern), Chennai (Southern), Mumbai (Western), Chandigarh (Northern) and Delhi (Central). Under the Regional Offices are the Branch Offices (BOs) located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Nagpur, Parwanoo, Patna, Pune, Rajkot and Vishakhapatnam, which serve as effective link between State Governments, industries, technical institutions, consumer organizations etc. of the respective region.
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