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INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE DIRECTORATE

Quality Assurance (Electrical) Directorate was set up at RDSO Lucknow in August 2014. This directorate deals with the work of multi - sourcing of electrical items and issues related to quality of supplied materials. The directorate also maintains and updates the Vendor Directory for all Electrical items on U-VAM at IREPS website.

The Directorate is headed by Principal Executive Director (Power Supply), and has one Executive Director, 2 Joint Directors and 13 Senior Supervisors (SSEs/JEs).

The directorate deals with fresh vendor registration & vendor development for 76 electrical items of Electrical (Loco), PS & EMU and Traction Installation whose development of the item has stabilized. Along with fresh vendor registration, the directorate also does up-gradation/ down-gradation/ delisting of vendors based on their performance. The Vendor Directory is revised regularly to take care of changes in vendor status on U-VAM portal at IREPS website.

The directorate keeps a tap on quality standards by conducting regular Quality Audits of the vendors enlisted from time to time.

 

FUNCTION OF THE DIRECTORATE

Directorate deals with the following works: -

➢ Multi - sourcing of Electrical items of Electrical loco, PS & EMU and Traction Installation.

➢ Issues related to quality of supplied materials referred by Zonal Railways and Railway Production units.

➢ Vendor development of electrical items whose development has stabilized.

➢  Updating of vendor directory incorporating changes in vendor status and Item Master on U-VAM portal in IREPS website.

➢ Maintenance of online software for product monitoring system in respect to items pertaining to QA (Electrical) Directorate.

➢ Carrying out of periodical Quality Audit of vendors to ensure their process and product quality.

 

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

QUALITY ASSURANCE ELECTRICAL DIRECTORATE

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DIRECTORATE in 2020

➢ 49 new Vendors for different items were approved by QA (Electrical) Directorate & placed in vendor directory.

➢ 20 Vendors were upgraded from Developmental source to Approved source on the basis of past supply & field performances.

➢ Capability Assessments of 40 fresh vendors were carried out.

➢ Prototype testing of 63 items was done.

➢ As part of Re-validation, Quality Audits on 2 firms were carried out.

The above was achieved despite COVID-19 pandemic situation in India for most of the year.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS OF DIRECTORATE in 2021

➢ 50 new Vendors for different items were approved by QA (Electrical) Directorate & placed in under directory.

➢ 16 Vendors were upgraded from Developmental source to Approved source. on the:basis. of .past supply ,& field, performances,

➢ Capability Assessments of 42 fresh vendors were carried out.

➢ Prototype testing of 58 items was done.

➢ The mapping of all items and vendors controlled by QA (Electrical) Directorate has been done on the new U-VAM (Unified Vendor registration Module) portal in IREPS website.

 

 



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