QCI is governed by a Council comprising of 38 members including the Chairperson and Secretary General. The Council has an equal representation of Government, Industry and other Stakeholders. The composition of the Council is :-

  1. Chairperson (Nominated by Prime Minister of India)
  2. Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  3. Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  4. Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST)
  5. Secretary, Ministry of Civil Supplies, Department of Consumer Affairs & PD
  6. Secretary, Department of Telecommunication (DOT)
  7. Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MHFW)
  8. Chairperson, Railway Board
  9. Director General, Director General of Quality Assurance (DGQA) Ministry of Defence.
  10. Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  11. Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
  12. Director General, Standardization, Testing Quality Certification (STQC), Ministry of Communication and IT   
  13. Director, National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
  14. President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  15. President, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
  16. President, Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
  17. President, Indian Merchants’ Chambers (IMC)
  18. President, Federation of Indian Exporters Organizations (FIEO)
  19. President, Indian Industries Associations (IIA)
  20. Chairperson of NABCB, NABET, NABH, NBQP & NABL
  21. Representative from Quality professional bodies;
    • President, Indian Society for Quality (ISQ)
    • President, National Institute for Quality and Reliability (NIQR)
  22. Six representatives from Manufacturing Sectors, specific associations (Alternate Term – 6 at a time) :
    • Automobiles
    • Automotive Component,
    • Machine Tools
    • Chemical
    • Electrical
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Textiles
    • Food Processing
  23. Four Representatives from Service Sector  (Alternate Term – 4 at a time) :
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • IT & ITeS (Information Technology Enabled Services)
    • Hospitality
    • Financial
    • Social
  24. Consumer Organizations
  25. Secretary General
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Last Updated: 25 October 2022