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National Board for Quality Promotion


The National Board for Quality Promotion (NBQP), a constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI) works on the vision of promoting quality of life for the Citizens of India with the support from the Department of industrial Planning & Projects, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India and carry out the National Quality Campaign.

The main aim of NBQP is to promote application of quality management standards and statistical quality tools with an objective of enabling industry, to improve their competitiveness, with specific focus on Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) sectors.

In brief the major functions of NBQP are as follows:

  • Promote Quality Awareness on Quality Management Systems, Quality Tools & technology etc. in all spheres throughout the country
  • To promote business excellence through quality promotion schemes, awards etc.
  • Spread Quality awareness through live programs and various media
  • Identify and undertake projects for improving the work flow/process in Government departments and also for improving citizen centric services by government
  • Accreditation of Training modules and processes related to government schemes
  • Operate QCI- D L Shah Quality Award scheme
  • Organize National Quality Conclaves, Quality Month activities and celebration
  • Build capacity of quality professional in all sectors to support quality improvement  
  • Facilitate Quality Research as well as academic activities related to quality in the Health / Education and other sectors.
  • Make periodic report cards to the nation on the status of quality

In order to ensure availability of a pool of competent consultants and auditors who can be engaged for improving the performance of MSME sectors, NBQP operates registration schemes in line with international norms. Users can see the NBQP Registration criteria for auditors and consultants in different activities.  The details of other criteria are available on

Click to see the list of registered auditors and registered individual consultants.

NBQP so far accredited Training Courses/Program pertaining to Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor related to ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001(Environmental Management System), 18001(OHSAS), ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management System), ISO 27000 (Information Security Management System), ISO 17025 (Laboratory Management System), ISO 15189 (Medical Laboratory – Quality & competence requirements) and is planning to take up more such schemes from Jan 2016. Users can see the accreditation criteria for the above management courses in its website.

QCI in collaboration with DL Shah Trust is operating  QCI - D.L. Shah Quality Award since 2007 to recognising exceptional projects for achievement in process enhancements looking to improved productivity, cost, delivery etc. with a view to promote awareness on performance improvement through quality initiatives which is an important element for gaining competitive advantage. The Award recognizes successful projects (in the form of case studies) of an organization that have resulted in continuous improvement in product or services, financial savings as well as increased customers/stakeholder’s satisfaction. For more information, users may visit

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