SQAE-Senior Quality Assurance Establishment functions under the aegis of DGQA- Directorate General Quality Assurance which handles production activities related to the Ministry of defence. The SQAE in New Delhi comprises of a Testing Laboratory which is responsible for ensuring the textiles and fabrics that are to be used by the defence sector of the country are of the utmost quality. For that, the facility is equipped with the most modern and advanced technologies and instruments for conducting chemical and mechanical testing. Chemical and mechanical properties of garments, fabrics and textile materials are examined in the facility. Since it is entrusted with a responsibility relating to the defence sector, SQAE never falls short of maintaining highest quality standards in its procedures.