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15. In 1976, the officers of the Defence Science Service (DSS) in the R&D and the DGI Organization were also trifurcated for the following three independent Organization viz -

  • Defence Research and Development Organization - DRDO

  • Directorate General of Inspection - DGI

  • Directorate of Technical Development and Production (Air) - DTD&P (Air)

16. In 1979, at the DSS Officers in the DGI Organization were formed into Defence Quality Assurance Services (DQAS). A composite cadre of Junior Scientific Officers that included Junior Technical Officers of DPIN cadre was formed into a DGI cadre in 1982.

In 1984, the Officers of the erstwhile DPIN/DWP Group 'A' cadre were merged in to DQAS.


17. The DGQA Organization is at present under the administration and overall control of Department of Defence Production and Supplies in the Ministry of Defence.




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