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(a). Maintain all records duly catalogued and indexed, which facilitates the right to information and records are computerized on network.

All our records and documents i.e. Joint Services Specification (JSS), Joint Services Guide (JSG), Joint Services Rationalised List (JSRL), Joint Services Prefered Range (JSPR), Joint Services Qualitative Requirements (JSQR) and Joint services Policy Statement (JSPS) are catalogued and indexed through compendiums. These are available on our website http://www.ddpdos.gov.in. General information about the directorate is accessible by general public were as restricted information is only accessible by registered users. The home page of our website is attached.

(b). Publish the following before commencement of this act: -

     (i) The particulars of its organizaton, functions and duties.

          Directorate of Standardisation


  (a)  To provide Secretarial support to Standardisation Committee, the Defence Equipment Codification Committee, (DECC) the Committee of Chairmen Standardisation Sub-Committees (CCSSC), Inter Service Equipment Policy Sub-Committees (ISEPC) and Standardisation Sub-Committees (SSCs).

  (b)  To execute and follow up of all decisions of Standardisation Committee, The Defence Equipment Codification Committee and the Committee of Chairmen Standardisation Sub-Committee.

  (c)  To create Standardisation Sub-Committees/Technical Panels/working Groups/Specialist Working Groups for preparation Standardisation documents pertaining to Standardisation and allied activities and to promulgate their To composition.

  (d)  To scrutinize all new introduction of Defence Stores in the Services preventing variety of items from entering the supply system and to have an effective check on proliferation of items.

  (e)  To provide technical advice on standardisation matters to various important committees of the Services such as Air Staff Equipment Policy Committee and Sub-Committee, various Technical Groups and Technical Committees, various Research & Development Panels, Steering Committees, Technical Coordinating Authorities, Inter Service Equipment Policy Committees and Sub-Committees.

  (f)   To co-ordinate and conduct standardisation programme at the following levels: -

NATIONAL: To nominate officers from Defence Organizations/Services, Technical Divisional Council and Sectional Committees and to adopt Indian Standards wherever possible

INTER SERVICE: To lay down policies, targets and execute orders on Standardisation activities.

INTRA SERVICE: To coordinate with Service Standardisation Cells and other connected Organisations to provide Intra-Service Standardisation.

  (g)  To promote adoption of "SI" units in Ministry of Defence.

  (h)  To codify all transactions under the Defence Inventory using Defence Codification System (DCS).

  (j)   To maintain a Data Base of codified Defence Inventory for the purpose of Rationalisation, Standardisation, Simplification and 'Entry Control'.

  (k)  To publish Defence Services Catalogues listing all Defence items Group Claa wise for use by DRDo, Depots, Indeenting authorities and AsHSP.

  (l)   To maintain and run Technical Information Centre for all Standardisation activities

  (m)To print, stock and issue Standardisation Documents, Compendiums and Catalogues for the Ministry of Defence Unit.

  (n)  To have an active interface with BPIS, Service Standardisation Cells, DRDO, DGQA Ordnance Factory Board, Defence Public Sector Undertakings, (PSUs) and Private manufacturers of Defence Stores on all Standardisation and Codification matters.

  (o)  To coordinate training of Technical Officers and Staff in Standardisation matters and also to run cou8rses for others on specialized subjects such as Standardisation and Codification.

  (p)  To conduct Capsule Programme on Standardisation activities in various training establishments of Services, DRDO, DGQA, Ordnance Factories in order to propagate the philosophy of Standardisation.

  (q)  To Monitor implementation of Standardisation documents.

  (r)  To create Central date base for standardisation documents for networking.

  (s)  To facilitate IT enabled services for accessing Standardisation/Codification databases, standards and specifications.

     (ii)  The power and duties of its officers and employees.

         Manual of Standardisation and Manual of Codification

     (iii)The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

          Organisation Chart is available on our Website, To see the same Click Here

     (iv)The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.

          Manual of Standardisation and Manual of Codification

     (v)   The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under it control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

          Manual of Standardisation

          Manual of Codification

     (vi)A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it under its control

          Manual of Standardisation

          Manual of Codification

     (vii)   The Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof

          Defence documents prepared by this Directorate are restricted to be used by defence organisations and PSUs

     (viii)A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constitute as its part or for the purpose of its advise and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.

                        Aeronautical Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Armament Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Electrical Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Engineering Equipment Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Guided Missile & Componenet Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Instrument Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Information Technology Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Electornics Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Material Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Medical Standardisation Sub Committee

                        NBC Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Store Standardisation Sub Committee

                        Vehicle Standardisation Sub Committee

     (ix)A directory of its officers and employees.

SERVICE/CIVILIAN OFFICERS (Directorate of Standardisation)





Gp Capt M H Kekre

JD (Std)


Col Vineet Saxena



Gp Capt G S Vishweshwara

JD (C&C)


Smt. Rashmi Saxena

Dir(In-Situ) (ADM)

     (x)The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

          AS per Govt. Scales.

     (xi)The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amount allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

          Not applicable

     (xii)Particulars of concessions, permits of authorization granted by it

          Not applicable

     (xiii)Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form


     (xiv)The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, if maintained for public use.

          Information is available on website

     (xv)The names, designations and other particulars of the public information officers


1. The list of CPIOs, PIOs, APIOs and Appellate Authorities in respect of Organisations under Departments of Defence Production is as Under:-

(a) Directorate of Standardisation, Defence Standardisation Cells and Detachments:-







Dte of Stdn. (HQ)

Shri N D Pau (JD MiSC)

Shri Rajeev Bhardwaj (Staff Captain)



DSC Avadi

Lt Col P K Singh (OIC)

Sh P Theiveegan, Sc 'D'



DSC Bangalore

Lt Col T Mukherjee, (OIC)




DSC Dehradun

Maj P Ragul (OIC)

Sh Rajiv Kumar Behl,



DSC Badarpur

Col N Arora (OIC)

Lt Col A Mukharjee
Adm Officer



DSC Hyderabad

Sh P Nagendra Kumar (Offg OIC)

Sh Jyoti Deb,



DSC Ichapur

Lt Col S K Singh (OIC)

Sh Debasis Das,



DSC Jabalpur

Gp Capt D Sitpal, (OIC)

Sh MK Qureshi,



DSC Kanpur

Lt Col S Hundekar, (OIC)

Sh A Yadav,
Adm Officer



DSC Pune

Gp Capt A K Srivastava (OIC)

Lt Col A Sahoo



DSD Mumbai

Maj P S Kang (OIC)




DSD Kochi

Cdr S D Hirurakar (OIC)

Shri KR Sadanandan JDO (E)



DSD Vizag

Cdr Sunil Kumar (OIC)

Sh N Pravin Kumar,


Note 1. For HQ, Directorate of Standardisation, Rajeev Bharadwaj, (Staff Captain), will be the Central Assistant Public Information Officer(CAPIO).

Note 2.  Brig Pradeep Arora,Director, Directorate of Standardisation will be the Appellate Authority for the Directorate of Standardisation(HQ), Defence Standardisation Cells/Detts under the Right to Information Act, 2005.

(b) Designation of Transparency Officer for Directorate of Standardisation:-

Lt Col Anup Ralegaunkar, (CISO) is the Transparency Officer for this Directorate under the provision of RTI Act, 2005.


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