Welcome to the National Standards and Quality Department Website

The Department's primary mission is to promote Myanmar's trade competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, conformity assessment and technology in ways that enhance economic growth and improve our quality of life. The Department will carry out its activities through the development of a National Metrology Institute, National Standards Body and National Accreditation Body.   

The Metrology Division if DRI Participates in E-LearningPrecision Measurement Training

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The Metrology Division if DRI Participates in E-LearningPrecision Measurement Training

WorkPlace Training, a U.S. Leading developer and provider of computer based E- learning trainingprograms for precision measurements donated to DRI a series of metrology training modules designed to enhance the skill level of even experienced engineers, scientist and metrologist. These training modules provide the user with personalized identification and that includes testing and documentation that complement the training content and provide a structured curriculum for training compliance. The donation of this training program was arranged by the USAID-funded Private Sector Development Activity for Myanmar(Implemented by Nathan Associates, Inc.) Today, (November 11) the Metrology Division of DRI activated the training modules, nine...

ISO Technical Programme Manager Training and Discussion

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ISO Technical Programme Manager Training and Discussion

In order to enhance the National Quality Infrastructure, DRI has collaborated with International and Regional Organization and hosted the awareness programme regarding NQI frequently. The ISO Technical Programme Manager Training and Discussion was held in the National Standards and Quality Department, Department of Research and Innovation  under Ministry of Education in DRI Meeting Room in Yangon, Myanmar on 29th November 2016. The training was attended by representatives from relevant Ministries of 20 Technical Committees of Myanmar Standards, Myanmar Engineering Society (MES), Union of Myanmar Federation Chambers of Commerce and Industries (UMFCCI) and stakeholders from the private sectors including Myanmar Fruit, Flowers...

The Department of Research and Innovation enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) Internation…

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The Department of Research and Innovation enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) International

  ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of voluntary consensus standards. Today, over 12,000 ASTM standards including over 2000 construction standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence  

Department of Research and Innovation (DRI)

LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATION AND MISSION:

 

                         Director General
                       Mr. Win Khaing Moe
  Department of Research and Innovation (DRI)
                       Ministry of Education

The former Central Research Organization (CRO) was reformed into the Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) according to the Science and Technology Development Law in 1994. Under the law, the functions and duties of DRI include "conducting standardizations and specifications of weights and measures, equipment and machinery, raw materials and finished goods". Within Ministry of Education, DRI has lead responsibility for Standards, Conformity Assessment and Metrology infrastructure and is the focal point for the National Quality Infrastructure of Myanmar. Read More ->