Lt Gen RS Reen takes over as Director General Quality Assurance

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Lt Gen RS Reen took over as Director General Quality Assurance on 24 February 2023.

An overview of the news

  • Lt Gen Rin, a 1986 batch officer, is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.

  • He completed his BE (Electrical) from National Institute of Technology, Srinagar.

  • He specialised in Radio Engineering and did his post graduation in Communication Engineering from MC EME, Secunderabad.

  • He has served as a senior faculty at Defense Institute of Quality Assurance, Bengaluru.

  • He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

  • He is certified in Reliability Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and is a qualified Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems and Integrated Management Systems from Bureau Veritas, Bengaluru.

Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA)

  • The Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA) is an Inter-Service Organisation functioning under the Department of Defence Production in the Ministry of Defence.

  • It is responsible for second party quality assurance of defence stores and equipment, both imported and indigenous, for items of common use to the Indian Army, Indian Navy (except Naval Armament) and Indian Air Force procured from the private sector and public sector.

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