Conformity Assessment Milestones

Result Area/Activity Key Milestones
Improve and streamline standardization and technical regulations practices.

  • Consultations on development of voluntary standardization and technical regulations.
  • Operationalization of PSQCA National Enquiry Point
  • Strengthening of Consumer Liaison Office at PSQCA
  • NEP operates as notification body
  • CLO officers (2) trained
  • Traceable national metrology services

  • Development of internationally traceable measurement and calibration capabilities
  • Assistance to achieve internationally recognized accreditation of 6 metrology laboratories (mass, length, volume, temperature, pressure & electrical quantities)
  • Support to NPSL to achieve MRA signatory status with CIPM
  • Development of a National PT Scheme
  • Quality and technical manuals prepared, participation in inter-laboratory comparison
  • NPSL measurement and calibration services accredited
  • MRA signed
  • National PT Scheme fro two areas operational
  • Internationally recognized national accreditation services

  • Strengthen the pool of external assessors
  • Support to PNAC to achieve MLA signatory status with IAF
  • Accreditation National Proficiency Testing (PT) Schemes
  • Certified training courses of in ISO 17025 conducted
  • MRA signed
  • National PT Scheme accredited
  • Support to testing laboratories

  • Support to achieve internationally recognized accreditation of 24 testing laboratories
  • Facilitate in PT participation, provision of Certified Reference Material /Reference cultures to the testing laboratories targeted for accreditation
  • Assistance in development of business plans to commercialize testing services of the laboratories to ensure sustainability
  • Testing laboratories accredited
  • Participation in PT schemes
  • Business planning process initiated