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SAMAR Assessment Certificates

SAMAR Assessment Certificates:

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over SAMAR assessment certificates to nine Industry Partners.

  • System for Advance Manufacturing Assessment and Rating (SAMAR) certificateis a benchmark to measure the competency of defence manufacturing enterprises.
  • It is an outcome of the collaboration between DRDO and the Quality Council of India (QCI) to strengthen the defence manufacturing ecosystem in the country to further the vision of making India self-reliant in defence manufacturing.
  • Objective is:
    • to provide an assessment of the manufacturing capability of Defence Manufacturing Enterprises
    • Enable enterprises to benchmark their performance across a range of business capabilities to enhance quality, reliability and competitiveness
    • Create a credible database of Defence manufacturers for ease in vendor selection and development
    • Strengthen the Defence manufacturing ecosystem in the country with an objective to realise the vision of making India self-reliant in Defence manufacturing
  • Eligibility: All defence manufacturing enterprises, both MSME and Large enterprises, are eligible to apply for this certification.
  • Validity: It is valid for a period of 2 years from the date of issuance of the certificate.
  • The certification is based on a maturity assessment model developed by QCI and is applicable to all defence manufacturing enterprises i.e., micro, small, medium and large enterprises.