TAFE – iMaRQ Audits

TAFE (Tractors and Farm Equipment’s Limited) is an Indian tractor major incorporated in 1960 in Chennai. The third-largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second-largest in India by volumes. In the recent past, TAFE introduced the “Supplier Quality System Survey – TAFE iMaRQ Audit” which ensures control over the processes carried out at the vendor’s end. The requirements of these audit checklists are implemented by the vendors in the supply chain to assure consistency in quality, delivery, and overall performance. The focus is the up-gradation of the supplier with respect to Quality, Productivity, Safety, and Systems to ensure the quality of component/part supplied by the vendor.

Benefits of TAFE – iMaRQ Audits

Become a Vendor of TAFE

Education and training

Standards management

Safety management

Risk Management

Production preparation / New Product Development

Certified TAFE Certification Video

Who can get TAFE Approval?

Manufacturing Unit

Service Provider


Document required for TAFE – iMaRQ Audits

  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Organization’s size
  • Activities performed by the organization
  • Processes undertaken by the Organization
  • Products and services offered by the organization
  • The complexity of processes undertaken
  • Competence of persons involved

Role of Shamkris and Process of TAFE – iMaRQ Audits

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance product certification, A simple & practical method of product certification organization in timely compliance and fulfills the product certification requirement. Shamkris support 100% on documentation required to comply with product certification either by self-certification or notify body certification to depend on directives.

The implementation process is described below:

Step 1

GAP Assessment

• GAP Assessment report as per TAFE Audits.checklist

Step 2


• Quality Environmental, Health & Safety, Social, Information Security & Anti Corruption

Step 3


• Training to Top Management, Training to Employee's

Step 4


• Verification of Documentation as per Checklist. Internal Audit, Management Review Meeting & N-Closer for Internal Audit

Step 5

Audit Public Verification

• Verification by third party approval by TAFE Audits. Closer of Non-Conformetives

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

• Support of Monthly & Quarterly Basis

TAFE (Tractors and Farm Equipment’s Limited) is an Indian tractor major incorporated in 1960 at Chennai. The third-largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India by volumes.

Manufacturing units including sub-contractors in the Supply chain

• Recognition of the socially compliant organization
• Opportunity to participate in Supply Chain Business.
• Opportunity for exports. Supplier Approval by overseas customers
• Compliance with business, legal, contractual, and regulatory requirements
• Improved structure and focus with respect to Business Ethics