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Issuing registration certificate to commence warehouse business.

WDRA/Cold Storage Accreditation

TQ Services (A division of Quality Services business unit) provides warehouse/cold storage accreditation as per the Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007.

Under its preview, the company is involved in issuing a registration certificate to those who shall commence or are undertaking the business of warehousing. Here, negotiable warehouse receipts would be issued by the client after fulfilling the prescribed norms in respect to the concerned warehouse or warehouses granted by the authority under this Act.

WDRA/Cold Storage Accreditation

Why TQ Services

TQ Services is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) in India. We believe in delivering high quality services backed by well qualified auditors and surveyors trained in business excellence and experienced in diverse industry and service domains.

  • Leadership through business excellence
  • Core values and integrity
  • Fast response
  • Value added process auditing
    • Cost effective service
    • Pan India presence
    • Core competence in diverse industry/ service sectors
    • Continual professional development of auditors
    • Open house training to clients by competent personnel
    • TQ Services certificate would give distinct marketing advantage to clients

Salient Features of the Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007

  • Regulation of warehousing activities.
  • Negotiability of warehouse receipt.
  • Uniform format for negotiable warehouse receipts.
  • Constitution of Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority.
  • Constitution of Warehousing Advisory Committee.
  • Powers of the Central Government.
  • Legal provisions for offences, penalties and appeals.

Requirement for Registration of Warehouses

  • The warehouse should be constructed as per specifications of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)/FCI/NABARD/CWC.
  • The warehouse should be storage-worthy with foolproof security agreements and insurance of warehouse and commodities as well.
  • The warehouse should have adequate trained staff with expertise and knowledge for the scientific storage of goods.
  • The warehouse should have requisite equipment for weighing, handling, and sampling, grading, firefighting and insect/pest management.
  • The warehouse should have positive net worth certified by a chartered accountant or creditworthiness certificate from a scheduled bank for individual warehouse or for its organization.

Benefits of WDRA Warehouse / Cold Storage Accreditation


Increased liquidity in rural areas
Lower cost of financing
Enhanced rewards for grading and quality
Encouragement of scientific warehousing of goods
Shorter and more efficient supply chains
Advantages of negotiable warehouse receipts

Certification Process

A directory of certified organizations indicating scope, location, certification status and other details are maintained by TQ Services and it will be made available for any interested party upon request.

Certification Process

Registration Process

Warehouse and cold storage companies aiming to obtain accreditation may follow the following steps:

  1. Download the application form
  2. Forward the completed form to tplqs@tataprojects.com
  3. TQ Services will initiate the accreditation process by informing the applicant about date and time of audit at their premises.

Fee Structure

Registration Process

Contact Us


Business and General:




Mithona Towers - 1, 1-7-80 to 87,
Prenderghast Road,
Secunderabad - 500003.

Tel. No.: 040 - 66238801 EPABX

Fax.No.: 040 - 66172535


One Boulevard Street
2nd 3rd & 4th Floor
Lake Boulevard Rd , Powai, Mumbai 400076.

Tel + 91 22 67402900

Fax +91 22 67402960


1st Floor, Tower 1,
Okaya Centre, B-5,
Sector-62, Noida - 201301, Uttar Pradesh, India


Fax.No.: +91-120-6199990

Quality Services Head Office

Splendid Towers, 6th Floor,
H. No. 1-8-364, 437, 438 & 445
S.P. Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad - 500003

Tel No.: +91-40-67258800

Fax No: +91-40-67258849


Unit No.-D-8, 2nd Floor, Krishna Centre,
Woodvale Grove,

P.O. Box -13746-00800,
Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya


Flat No. 209, 1st Floor, Al Yamama Tower,
Near El Dorado Cinema, Zayed Ii Street
(Electra Street), Opp. Plaza Residency,
P.O.Box No. 74662, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Tel.No.: 0097126795565

Tele-fax. 0097126792234

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