To develop safe, modern and cost effective Railway technology complying with Statutory and Regulatory requirements, through excellence in Research, Designs and Standards and Continual improvements in Quality Management System to cater to growing demand of passenger and freight traffic on the railways.
QUALITY ASSURANCE Hitherto, the quality assurance function in respect of vendor approval and purchase inspection of these items including publication of vendor directories was being looked after by individual technical directorates of RDSO along with their normal functions of research, development and standardization.To impart greater thrust to quality assurance, Railway Board has approved the creation of a separate Quality Assurance Organisation at RDSO in Sept. 2002 for Technical disciplines i.e. Mechanical Engg. Including M&C, Civil Engg., S&T & Electrical Engg. Each headed by Executive Director under the overall charge of an HAG officer. With the creation of this Quality Assurance Organisation, focussed attention and close monitoring of vendor approval and purchase inspection activities is being given.