CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS AND QUALITY ASSURANCE (CSQ)
The CSQ unit of CPWD is responsible for Contract related matters and quality assurance functions.
The unit headed by a Chief Engineer is located in Nirman Bhawan and has 5 separate cells headed by Superintending engineers to look after specific areas. The specific areas are
1. Contract & Manual
2. Standards and Specifications
3. Quality Assurance
4. Techno-Legal matters
5. Technology Application & Standards Unit
The unit is also responsible for enlistment of class-1 contractors in CPWD besides formulating rules and regulations for enlistment of contractors by different authorities.
All contract related issues, techno legal issues referred to DGW by field units or by other organisations are dealt by this unit. The responsibility of bringing out schedules and specifications also rests with the CSQ unit.