About Senior Quality Assurance Establishment (General Stores), Kolkata
Directorate of 'General quality of assurance' operates under the aegis of the department of defence production. They are responsible for the quality assurance for whatever materials are supplied to the armed sources, which include arms, ammunitions, equipment and stores. One establishment under directorate of general quality of assurance is Senior quality assurance establishment situated in Ichapur, West Bengal. This establishment has a sophisticated laboratory facility set up where instruments are equipped to undertake chemical, biological and mechanical testing of different materials. In chemical and mechanical testing, building materials, rubber, textile, paints and petroleum products are subjected to examining and testing. Biological testing is undertaken only for disinfectants and antibiotics.