ZABS is a statutory body under the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry established in 1982.
Over the years ZABS has carried on its role of developing standards and providing conformity assessment services to industry. With the realignment of the National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) in 2018, to international best practices, ZABS role is now more focused towards supporting industry to implement standards that enhance the quality of products and services for industry growth and competitiveness.
In the recent past, there has been substantial changes in global trade flow which has led to the enhancement of the role of quality and standards in economic development.
To promote competitiveness of industry and a quality culture
A credible and proactive Institution in providing Standardization and Quality Assurance services