Calibration & Testing Laboratory

What is NABL ?

National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and is registered under the Societies Act 1860. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Government of India has authorised NABL Certification as the accreditation body for Testing and Calibration Laboratories. The users have access to information regarding accredited laboratories through web-based directory of NABL accredited laboratories.

In order to achieve this objective, NABL Certification provides laboratory accreditation services to laboratories that are performing tests / calibrations in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189 for medical laboratories. These services are offered in a non-discriminatory manner and are accessible to all testing and calibration laboratories in India and abroad, regardless of their ownership, legal status, size and degree of independence.

Aims and objectives of NABL Certification

National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and is registered under the Societies Act. NABL Certification has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry and Society in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Government of India has authorized NABL Certification as the sole accreditation body for Testing and Calibration laboratories

In order to achieve this objective, NABL Certification provides laboratory accreditation services to laboratories that are performing tests / calibrations in accordance with NABL Certification criteria based on internationally accepted standard for laboratory accreditation ISO/IEC 17025. These services are offered in a non-discriminatory manner and are accessible to all testing and calibration laboratories in India and abroad, regardless of their ownership, legal status, size and degree of independence.

Objective of NABL Certification

NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Government of India has authorised NABL as the sole accreditation body for Testing and Calibration laboratories.

BENEFITS OF NABL Certification
  • Potential increase in business
  • Increase Confidence and satisfaction.
  • Time and money saving due to reduction or elimination of the need for re-testing of products.
  • Better control of laboratory operations and feedback to laboratories as to whether they have sound Quality Assurance System and are technically competent.
  • Increase of confidence in Testing / Calibration data and personnel performing work
  • Customers can search and identify the laboratories accredited by NABL Certification or their specific requirements from the Directory of Accredited Laboratories.
  • Users of accredited laboratories will enjoy greater access for their products, in both domestic and international markets, when tested by accredited laboratories.
Project Management
  • Mars Consultants shall appoint Consultant who shall be responsible for quality and effective implementation of system
  • Mars Consultants shall provide visits based on the need and status of the system.
  • Mars Consultants will communicate the date of visit of our consultant to the client by sending SMS at every week end
  • Mars Consultants shall provide detailed Visit report / Gap Analysis report for every visit
  • All activities shall be completed as per the target dates set during visiting dates of consultants.

Our Scope of Consultancy:

NABL Gap analysis

We conduct a 360 degree appraisal of current systems and operations of your organization to identify gaps in current management system versus requirement of the particular ISO standard. On the basis of gap analysis, implementation plan is prepared.

VDA Training

We provide one of the most complete suite of training for various ISO standards covering awareness training, documentation training, implementation training, internal auditor training.

  • Awareness Training
  • Detailed training (as required by the organization)
  • Internal auditors training
NABL System Establishment

We assist organization to establish the systems in line with the standards requirements and organizational requirements. We establish the following as a minimum:

  • Quality Policy & Objectives
  • Organization chart
  • Roles, Responsibilities and authorities
  • Defining Measure of performance for all processes (departments)
  • Apex Manual and procedures as required by standard and organization
  • Assist in establishing SOPs / Work Instructions / flow charts and records
  • Control of documents
  • Control of records
  • Management review
  • Competence, awareness, and training
  • Work environment
  • Customer-related processes
  • Multidisciplinary approach.
  • Continual improvement of the organization
  • Corrective action
  • Preventive action
System Implementation

We assist in effective implementation of these documents to ensure that an effective and fully compliant management system is implemented in organization. This involves one to one coaching / mentoring or a group / departmental training. During the process of implementation, required systems will be amended to ensure that the systems are practicable and approachable for all personnel.

Conducting Internal audit

We ensure that internal audit is conducted by your team under our supervision for the first time or else we can conduct the internal audit for your organization. We make sure that the internal audit process becomes value adding activity and not just routine process.

Assistance in External Body Audit

Our expert ISO consultants will provide you input and on site assistance if required to create the required level of comfort and confidence for your organization by being on site with you and your team at the time of audit. We make sure that the stage 1 and stage 2 audit processes get completed easily and smoothly. If required we provide post audit assistance to complete the audit formalities and ensure that you receive the ISO certificate in time. Our ISO consultants provide unique, effective, easy to understand, easy to implement and quick ISO implementation solutions so that the ISO certification process does not become a resource drain but rather resource enhancer.