National Centre for Hallmarking, popularly known as NCH was established in 2006 with an aim to serve Jewellery Industry to maintain and upgrade its quality. NCH aligns with 'Bureau of Indian Standards' working under 'Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution' for hallmarking of gold jewellery and artifacts. NCH has established a Management System for quality, administrative and technical operations conforming to IS 15820:2009.
The main focus of the company is to meet the requirements of the customers in the context of Indian Standards.
1). To consistently serve, meet and exceed overall expectations of customer about quality of assaying and hallmarking with error free and technically valid results
2). To pursue better professional practices and continually improve the services and systems
3). To periodically train key technical persons and employees whose services may affect the equality of centre’s performance, thereby enhancing satisfaction of customers
4). To continuously endeavor to build and maintain the reputation of the centre being absolute trustworthy in the eyes of its valued customers who are primarily jewelers; and
5). To familiarize all personnel concerned with testing activity with the quality documentation and implement the policies and procedures in their work.