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Quality Control

Overview

The Quality Control (QC) wing of FCI manned by qualified and trained personnel is entrusted with enormous task of procurement & preservation of foodgrains. The foodgrains are procured as per laid down Specifications of Government of India and inspected regularly during storage to monitor the quality. Representative samples of the stocks are drawn for physical and chemical analysis to ensure whether the quality standard meets the parameters of laid down Specifications of Government of India. Foodgrain samples are also referred to NABL accredited laboratories and get tested for its conformity of parameter under FSS Act also.

Food Corporation of India's testing laboratories spread across the country for effective monitoring of quality of foodgrains providing quality assurance as per FSS Act 2006, leading to improved satisfaction level to the customers (consumers).

Laboratories across the country are being upgraded with latest equipment. The IFS (Institute of Food Security) Lab, Gurgaon is in process of upgradation to a State of Art Lab.