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QACA provides a range of wide program management services to help you manage your capital programs. Our trained and certified team has vast experience in handling a wide variety of projects. From capital planning through occupancy, we can handle any kind of project.

Our program management services use a comprehensive construction management approach by integrating different facets of the construction process. Our team provides management and technical expertise for each project-whether a small or a large project. Our team is capable of providing personalized attention to each element and handling our client's every requirement.


Our Services 

  • • Project planning, definition, and management
  • • Project design criteria and oversight
  • • Design and construction schedules and cost estimates
  • • Constructability review and value engineering
  • • A/E evaluation and selection process
  • • Construction administration, management, and inspection
  • • Transition management


Throughout the program's lifecycle, QACA provides easy and scalable management solutions. Our team implements these strategies, emphasizing schedule and budget objectives, always assessing potential impacts on both.

Our program management services use experiences and lessons learned from previous projects to inform decisions at critical points. We work hard throughout the program as it progresses from planning to design, construction, and occupancy.

QACA program managers plan for contingencies. We consider various alternatives and make decisions on the next steps in order to plan for all possibilities. Our team identifies key milestones to track and ensures that time is allotted for stakeholder participation and feedback.


MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification is an extensive drive to create awareness amongst MSMEs about Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices and motivate and incentivise them for ZED Certification while also encouraging them to become MSME Champions.


The ZED Certification envisages the promotion of Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices amongst MSMEs so as to:

  • • Encourage and enable MSMEs for manufacturing quality products using the latest technology, and tools & to constantly upgrade their processes for the achievement of high quality and high productivity with the least effect on the environment
  • • Develop an Ecosystem for ZED Manufacturing in MSMEs, for enhancing competitiveness and enabling exports
  • • Promote the adoption of ZED practices and recognise the efforts of successful MSMEs
  • • Encourage MSMEs to achieve higher ZED Certification levels through graded incentives
  • • Increase public awareness on demanding Zero Defect and Zero Effect products through the MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification
  • • Identify areas to improve upon, thereby assisting the Government in policy decisions and investment prioritization

Quality Austria Central Asia is an approved Assessment agency for ZED Certification authorized by the ZED Division of Quality Council of India (QCI). Quality Austria Central Asia has been carrying out ZED certification audits since the inception of the scheme.

MSMEs can apply for certification at any of the following three levels:

  • • Certification Level 1: BRONZE (5 Parameters)
  • • Certification Level 2: SILVER (14 Parameters)
  • • Certification Level 3: GOLD (20 Parameters)


All MSMEs registered with the UDYAM registration portal (of the MoMSME) will be eligible to participate in MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification and avail of related benefits/incentives.


Registration > ZED Pledge > Zed Certification Level selection > Document Upload & Verification > Closures of Gaps > Issuance of Certificate.

To Register: Complete the registration form:

Certification Fees:

Refer discount on certification fees up to 100%

  • • Certification Level 1: BRONZE (5 Parameters) – INR 10,000
  • • Certification Level 2: SILVER (14 Parameters) – INR 40,000
  • • Certification Level 3: GOLD (20 Parameters) – INR 90,000


  • • MSMEs will be given financial assistance/ subsidy for obtaining a ZED Certification Level.
  • • An MSME unit will get a subsidy as per the following structure, on the cost of certification:
  1. Micro Enterprises: 80%
  2. Small Enterprises: 60%
  3. Medium Enterprises: 50%
  • • There will be an additional subsidy of 10% for the MSMEs owned by Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs OR MSMEs in NER/ Himalayan/LWE / Island territories / aspirational districts.
  • • In addition to the above, there will be an additional subsidy of 5% for MSMEs which are also a part of the SFURTI OR Micro & Small Enterprises - Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP) of the Ministry.

A limited-purpose joining reward of Rs.10,000/- will be offered to each MSME once they take the ZED Pledge which needs to be utilized within a defined time period for the purpose defined as per the following modalities:

  1. This joining reward may be used by an applicant MSME only once while applying for a ZED Certification (Bronze, Silver and Gold).
  2. If the joining reward is used for any Certification, then the cost of the reward will be first deducted from the cost of Certification and then the Subsidy may apply if applicable. For example, if an MSME uses the reward for applying for Bronze Certification, the effective cost to MSME becomes zero, while in case an MSME applies for the Silver or Gold Certification, the reward amount will be adjusted in the Certification Cost and the subsidy will apply on the balance amount as per the type of the MSME (Micro, Small or Medium).
  3. This joining reward will be valid only for 1 year after taking the ZED Pledge.

Some of the Benefits of ZED Certification:

  • • Access to Digital MSME Subscription
  • • International Cooperation (IC) Scheme
  • • Stall Charges are subject to a maximum of Rs.3.50 lakh or actual rent paid, whichever is lower
  • • Economy class airfare is subject to a maximum of Rs. 1.75 lakh or actual fare paid, whichever is lower
  • • Financial Institution Incentives (Processing Fees Waiver – up to 0.5%, Interest Rate Waiver – up to 1%)
  • • Technology Transfer and Quality Certification, ZED Certification - The fee payable for obtaining BIS/ ISO/ FSSAI/ AGMARK/ HALLMARK/ SILK MARK/ ZED Certification etc. and fee payable for getting Technical knowhow/ Technology transfer from any recognized national /international research laboratories/ Technical Institutes/ University, Institutions like CFTRI, CIPET, etc. by eligible unit, will be provided subsidy up to the extent of 75%, subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10.00 lakh.
  • • Quality Certification Subsidy -   The new and existing Micro, Small and Medium category industries established by general category entrepreneurs in the State shall be reimbursed 50% of the amount spent, a maximum of Rs. 5 Lakh for obtaining ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO 45001, ISO22000 category, IS certification, ZED certification, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) certification LEBP certification in the field of new and renewable energy, Euro Standard or other similar national/international certification.

Additionally, you can visit the below website for more details:


Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000) is an internationally recognized, ISO-based certification process for food safety auditing and certification in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

FSSC 22000 is based on the ISO 22000, ISO 22003, and technical specifications for sector prerequisite programs (PRPs), created after long, extensive and open consultation with a wide range of stakeholders.

For anyone who desires to upgrade their certification to a GFSI recognized Standard, FSSC 22000 is the next logical step.


Who Should Apply For FSSC 22000 Certification?

FSSC 22000 can be used by organizations in the food/feed supply chain of any size or complexity. Makers of various types of food and beverages, ingredients/additives, pet and animal feed manufacturers, and packaging manufacturers are all included.


The Benefits of FSSC 22000 Certification

  • • Learn how to properly identify and manage food safety risks and hazards using an organized and established strategy.
  • • Focusing on food safety management for long-lasting improvement.
  • • Reduce and manage food damage and risks
  • • Boost the organization's operational efficiency.
  • • Increased global presence allows you to expand your business quickly.
  • • Ensuring the highest quality food, food-related items, and services to demonstrate your commitment to your clients
  • • Building confidence of your clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • • Standard risk management strategies to fast-track growth.
  • • Raising performance by integrating supply chain


How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for FSSC 22000 Certification. Our certified certification body conducts an audit that follows the FSSC 22000 Certification.

Other advantages include helping you with: 

  • • GFSI recognition
  • • Food safety
  • • Minimalizing food fraud
  • • Following HACCP guidelines
  • • Reducing Food risks
  • • Creating a food contingency plan
  • • Ensuring food traceability

You can request a certificate from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on FSSC 22000 Certification. 


The ISO 37001 ABMS certification is a globally recognized certification that exhibits that the organization is upholding the best practices in the business world. It ensures that the organization provides transparent commercial performance in conjunction with international guidelines. ISO 37001 ABMS certification adopting companies can protect their reputation and improve their proficiency in the industry.

Adopting ISO 37001 ABMS certification means that your organization fosters a better anti-bribery and ethics culture. It implies that there is trust within the organization. 

Who Should Apply for ISO 37001 ABMS?

ISO 37001 requirements are generic and can be applied to all organizations (or parts of organizations). Organizations of any size, the nature of the activity, and whether in the public, private, or not-for-profit sectors, can apply for this certification.

How will you benefit?

  • • Gives you an advantage over competing organizations
  • • Increased awareness of the consequences of bribery
  • • Improves the ability to prevent corruption
  • • Expansion of commercial opportunities
  • • Provides appropriate proof of legal compliance and assurance
  • • Cost reductions in structural and other areas
  • • Use processes that are internationally recognized
  • • Global ethical practices must be established

How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for ISO 37001 ABMS. In addition, our certified certification body conducts audits that follow the ISO 37001 ABMS. 

You can request a certificate from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on ISO 37001 ABMS.


ISO 3834 certification is a globally recognized documented evidence of the manufacturer's ability to produce minimum specified quality products. It means that the most stringent welding management system requirements were adhered to while producing the products. This globally recognized standard (ISO 3834) specifies the quality requirements for fusion welding of steel materials in the welding workshop and on the fabrication site.


Who Should Apply for ISO 3834?

The ISO 3834 standard applies to anyone who fabricates structural metalwork or uses quality control of welding processes.

The Benefits of ISO ISO 3834

  • • Process and procedure enhancements
  • • Reduction in costs and overheads 
  • • Built-in weld quality assurance
  • • Minimization of risk
  • • Credibility and capability recognized on a global scale
  • • Demonstrate the high quality of your products
  • • Strengthening your competitive position


How Can QACA Help You?

A Quality Austria Central Asia certificate verifies that internal corporate processes have been checked and are in compliance with the relevant standard for ISO 3834. In addition, our certified certification body conducts audits that follow the ISO 3834.

You can request a certificate from us to evaluate your organization's performance based on ISO 3834.