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POS / Mobile-terminal / Micro ATM Bio-metric Devices Certification
The objective of Biometric POS Device/ Mobile Terminal/ Micro ATM Device Certification scheme is to facilitate availability of quality assessed POS Devices/ Mobile Terminals. This certification scheme provides confidence that certified devices are reliable, safe, and secure and meet the relevant requirements.
The aim and objective of the scheme is to provide confidence to the user of the POS Device/Mobile Terminal /MicroATM Devices that, certified devices are reliable, safe, secure and meet the requirements.
This objective is attained by ensuring that device suppliers are empanelled based on the following:
Suppliers are capable to supply Devices which meet the technical specification for relevant use.
Suppliers have adequate systems and resources to support the implementation and usages of the POS devices which include but are not limited to training on process to enrolment agencies personnel, calibration and maintenance of devices.
In addition to subjecting these device to various tests, following demonstrable controls on device level, manufacturer level and supplier level will also be verified:
The devices are designed, manufactured and delivered to meet the technical requirements of User Department. Final test report and release note of the devices are available on demand.
The devices are manufactured at a facility having established Quality Management System (QMS).
Supplier has a system to provide confidence in the distribution and maintenance of devices.
A team of competent Professionals qualified as per international requirements.
Use of international applicable standards (preferably ISO std.).
• Established test methodology and criteria. objective evaluation
Repeatable, reproducible, and reliable test results.
• Grant of “Provisional Certificate” after obtaining minimum level of confidence based on:
I. Test results/ test reports from internal/ external test laboratories.
II. Conducting limited test (high risk category)
III. Certificates of conformity/ approval pertaining to device/ management system (processes) to provide confidence that scheme objectives will be met.
Grant of “Certificate of Approval” after testing the devices
For obtaining certification manufacturer or distributor may apply STQC in a prescribed form along with application fee, devices and technical construction file. After evaluating technical construction file STQC will commence the testing. After satisfactory completion testing if devices are found to be complied with the specification, a certificate of approval is granted.
A. Scheme for Biometric POS / Mobile Terminal / Micro ATM Device Certification for DG S and D rate contract
B. Scheme for Biometric POS/ Mobile Terminal/ MicroATM Devices cerification for PDS, Dept Food, Supply and Public Distribution
Guidelines to Micro ATM Device Suppliers for PDS, Demonstrating Compliance Micro ATM Specification 195.83 KB Pdf file that opens in new window. Please close new window to return to previous page. 
|Name and Designation||Address||Phone/Email/Fax|
|Meenakshi Jwala, Director
Head IT and e-Gov Services
|Phone: 011 - 24362381
Email: meenakshi AT stqc.gov.in
Fax: 011 - 24363083