Suspension and Withdrawal

SUSPENSION involves to restrict the client to actively advertise or promote its certification of its Management System by Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd.

WITHDRAWAL involves the withdrawal from the client of Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. certification and the return of the Certificate. WITHDRAWAL usually follows, SUSPENSION, when there is no evidence of effective corrective actions taken.

SUSPENSION involves to restrict the client to actively advertise or promote its certification of its Management System by Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd.

  •   Suspension – can occur in situations of surpassing surveillance audit defined cycle, serious complaints/conflicts, non-closure of the NC in the defined time scales, client voluntarily requests, commercial aspects eg non-payment of audit fees as per contract etc.
  •   The client is normally sent reminders prior to reaching the above situation, these are in the form of emails, letters clearly mentioning the violation and the deadline for the same.
  •   If there is no response, then the client is reached over phones so that the contact is established. All the above activities is done prior to the deadline of expiration of the dates ie minimum 30 days prior to the deadline.
  •   Incase the reasons give for the delay are genuine eg renovation in the site/construction activities/no orders leading to no production then these needs to be supported by suitable evidences and records kept.
  •   An analysis of the situation is done by the concerned and a decision to suspend or not to suspend is taken in 45 days maximum from the due date of the assessment/concern.
  •   During the suspension period the certificate shall remain temporary invalid
  •   During suspension, the client organization shall not advertise its continued certification in any form, recall the claims in any form of media and any such activity which misleads the situation
  •   The list of invalid certificates shall be uploaded on the QACA website for public accessibility
  •   After the condition of suspension is removed, the designated shall verify the implemented effective corrective actions on site or off site within the next 10 days. Where required, a special audit may also be planned.
  •   Reinstate the certificate after the above is successful. The overall time from suspension to reinstatement shall not exceed 90 days from the date of the original condition/concern/communication.

Examples – A major non-compliance is raised during a Special Surveillance, which indicates that insufficient action was taken by the client to clear raised non-conformities; Improper use of the Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. logo has been discovered and has not been resolved effectively by the Client after notification by Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. Examples – A major non-compliance is raised during a Special Surveillance, which indicates that insufficient action was taken by the client to clear raised non-conformities; Improper use of the Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. logo has been discovered and has not been resolved effectively by the Client after notification by Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd.

WITHDRAWAL involves the withdrawal from the client of Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. certification and the return of the Certificate. WITHDRAWAL usually follows, SUSPENSION, when there is no evidence of effective corrective actions taken.

WITHDRAWAL involves the withdrawal from the client of Quality Austria Central Asia Pvt. Ltd. certification and the return of the Certificate. WITHDRAWAL usually follows, SUSPENSION, when there is no evidence of effective corrective actions taken or the deadline of maximum 90 days is not met or the client voluntarily agrees for the submission of the certificate.

Withdrawal – this activity is triggered is the client crosses the suspension period or the client voluntarily surrenders the certificate or the company itself has closed down or there violations of the agreement of contract. This process is initiated within the next 10 days of the suspension. After the condition of the withdrawal of the certificate is reached, the client would need to implement the following:

  •   Stop of media/stationery form claiming the certification
  •   Return to QACA the original version of the certificate(s)
  •   Remove all Logo’s of QACA and the Accreditation Body from all forms of communication e.g. letter heads, web, visiting cards etc.
  •   Incase the same is not practiced within 5 working days of the withdrawal decision, QACA shall reserve the right to take a legal course of action and all expenses for the same including any liability related to this shall be on the client.

Suspended & Cancellation List

S.No. Client Name Certificate No. Status
1  Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation IND/N/025 Withdrawn
2  The West India Power Equipments Pvt. Ltd. IND/S/002 Withdrawn
3  Green Hopper Machineries & Contractors IND/S/003 Withdrawn
4  KALCO Alu-Systems (P) Ltd IND/N/006 Withdrawn
5  Wylie Indicators Ltd. IND/N/008 Withdrawn
6  Ratan Enterprise IND/E/010 Withdrawn
7  C S Engineering Works IND/E/012 Withdrawn
8  Amba Auto Industries Pvt. Ltd. IND/N/013 Withdrawn
9  Jukahso Infra Pvt. Ltd. IND/N/014 Withdrawn
10  DRV Tools & Components IND/N/015 Withdrawn
11  Kamakshi Electronics IND/N/024 Withdrawn
12  Rajpura Crowns Pvt. Ltd. IND/N/026 Withdrawn
13  Azad Robotic Technologies IND/S/023 Withdrawn
14  WEST BENGAL HIGHWAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD IND/E/029 Withdrawn
15  Limiera Steel Industries Pvt. Ltd IND/N/030 Withdrawn
16  Belco Sports IND/N/027 Withdrawn
17  132 KV Substation MPPTCL Chicholi, Betul (M.P. ) IND/E/028 Withdrawn
18  132 KV Substation Betul IND/N/032 Withdrawn
19  132 KV Substation, MPPTCL, Gudgaon IND/N/033 Withdrawn
20  132 KV Substation, MPPTCL, Multai IND/N/034 Withdrawn
21  220 KV Substation MPPTCL Sarni IND/N/035 Withdrawn
22  Maco Private Limited IND/N/001 Withdrawn
23  Dew Diamonds IND/S/004 Withdrawn
24 Pearey Lall & Sons (E.P.) Limited IND/N/005 Withdrawn
25  Prakash Industries IND/S/007 Withdrawn
26  International Power Corporation IND/S/009 Withdrawn
27  Era T & D Limited IND/W/011 Withdrawn
28  National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) IND/N/016 Withdrawn
29 Quality Assurance Estt. (Warship Equipment), Bhopal IND/W/018 Withdrawn
30  Chief Quality Assurance Esst (Naval Store), Mumbai IND/W/019 Withdrawn
31 Chief Quality Assurance Esst (Machinery Spares), Mumbai IND/W/020 Withdrawn
32  Quality Assurance Essy (Warship Equipment), Jalandhar IND/N/021 Withdrawn
33 Quality Assurance Establishment (Warship Equipment) – Pune IND/W/022 Withdrawn
34 Rays Power Infra Pvt Ltd IND/N/038 Withdrawn
35 Rabs Engineering Works IND/S/046 Suspended
36 Prayog Industries Pvt. Ltd. IND/N/040 Withdrawn