Case Study: Dept. of Legal Metrology,
Govt. of Odisha PKI Solution
DLM is in the process of implementation of a web-based solution which will facilitate processing of application and issuance of online license.

Case Study

  •  OSWAS
  •  DLM
Dept. of Legal Metrology,
Govt. of Odisha PKI Solution

The Directorate of Legal Metrology (DLM), Govt. of Odisha is a part of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department (FS&CW), Govt. of Odisha. The DLM is concerned with the administration of L.M. Act 2009 in the state. DLM mainly involves the application of legal registration of the weights and measure.


DLM is in the process of implementation of a web-based solution which will facilitate processing of application and issuance of online license.

In order to expedite the process and make it more efficient, DLM require digital signing facility for its user to digitally sign the soft copy of documents (License, Verification & Inspection Certificate) using his/her Digital Signing Certificate (issued by authorized Indian CA). DLM is expected to issue 3.5 Lakhs to 4 Lakhs license per year. The features of the required solution are mentioned under section 3.2 of the tender document.

DLM solicits proposals from qualified bidders for providing services for Digital Signature, Supply, Installation, Commissioning, Implementation and support for CA solution as per CCA guidelines..

Implementation of PKI solution:

  • Supplying of PKI solution.
  • Integration of the component with DLM application.
  • Testing (Unit, System Integration and User acceptance testing) of the component upon installation and integration with the DLM application.
Following components are required for the PKI solution.

a.Signing and Verification The digital signature generated by the signer component should comply with internationally accepted standards. It should support both attached as well as detached signature verification. It should also support verification of files which are signed multiple times.

b.File Signing and Verification In file signing and Verification utility, two variations are required first browsing of file from client machine itself and second instead of browsing file, application will provide Base64 format string (PDF file) for signing and PKI solution will return signed PDF file in Base64 format. It should also support verification of files which are signed multiple times. It should also support signing of large files up to 20 MB.