Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) had authorized DMI to certify Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) as per ERDMP Regulation 2010. DMI has been accreditated in accordance with ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as Type 'A' Inspection body for Off -Site review and On-Site verification of Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) by NABCB (National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies). Institute has certified various entities/installations from Mid-stream & Down-stream Oil & Gas sector, comprising of Refineries, Pipelines, Compressor Stations, Depots & Terminals and City Gas Distribution (CGD).

To carry out the activities as TPIA, DMI has a Certification Division comprising of in-house as well as empanelled experts to conduct vetting of ERDMP documents submitted by clients as per laid down regulations of PNGRB, followed by onsite assessment of the submitted ERDMP through plant inspection and emergency drill. After observing full compliance, entities are certified for a period of 3 years. Also, to monitor the continued compliance with regulation, annual surveillance drills are conducted during the certified period.