NSQD is one of the technical supporting department of DRI and it plays a vital role in standardization and overseeing the Quality Infrastructure System in Myanmar. It is composed of National Standards and Accreditation Department, Metrology Department and Administration Department. Standards Development Division and Accreditation Division are formed under National Standards and Accreditation Department. Metrology Department is composed of scientific metrology division, industrial metrology division and legal metrology division. All the technical department and division under NSQD are standing as National Standards Body (NSB), National Accreditation Body (NAB) and National Metrology Institute (NMI) in collaboration and cooperation with regional and international organization.
The Vision of the NSQD is to promote and provide the needed technical services in support of our National Quality Infrastructure that will facilitate trade, industrial growth, protection of the health and public safety, and to be fully compliant with the country’s international and regional trade commitments.
The National Standards and Quality Department is primarily responsible for developing and coordinating the National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) with all stakeholders in the Union of Myanmar. Our other main responsibilities include;
- Establish, maintain and disseminate the Nations measurement standards
- Provide internationally recognized Accreditation
- Develop National Standards
- Provide Calibration and measurement services to industry and other Government organizations
- Participate and represent the country in International and Regional NQI Organizations