One of the activities of the Corporation is to provide Testing facilities to the products being manufactured by SSI Units in J&K.
The Corporation had established Testing Centres at Gangyal Jammu & Zainakote Srinagar and is headed by Dy. General Manager (Testing).
Types of tests conduction in Testing Centre: 1. Mechanical : B. A. Wire, Chain link Fencing, Gabion, TMT, Angle, Interlocking tiles, Cement cubes, Electrical Conductor 2. Chemical: Chemical composition of all metal alloy, Zinc coating 3. Dimension Test: Steel Furniture and wood Furniture.
Total tests conducted during the F.Y. 2018-19: 6111 F.Y. 2019-20 (3rd quarter): 3800
The management also felt that more items need to be brought under the testing facilities which presently are not available in these testing centres.
In order to expand business and to match the quality of industrial products at national level, the Material Testing labs of SICOP is upgrading Testing Labs to be accredited with National accreditation board for testing and calibration laboratories (NABL) of Quality Council of India and should also get registered with BIS. The same shall be operationalized from 1St April. 2020