i. RTCs : New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Chennai,
ii. FTSs : Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kolhapur, Pondicherry, Bhopal,
(a) To provide testing facilities to enable small industries
to produce stores conforming to IS Specifications
(b) To provide testing facilities in accordance with the
requirements of DGS&D and other purchasing departments
of State and Central Governments.
(c) To provide testing facilities under pre shipment inspection
scheme to facilitate export of small industries products.
(d) To provide facilities for testing under quality marking
scheme introduced by State Govts.
(e) To help the individual units to set up in house testing
arrangements in a more feasible and practical way.
(f) To coordinate with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and
other technical testing / inspection organisations in matters
relating to standardisation of products in small scale sector.
(g) To provide calibration services to the units including
those covered under ISO-9000 to meet their mandatory requirement.
(h) To provide training in testing and calibration, as a
measure to strengthen availability of trained manpower in
(i) To provide testing facilities to the export oriented
units in order to build quality of the products manufactured
by SSI sector and thereby improve the export performance from
this sector for specified products.