Revised BIS standards for boilers and road vehicles

The Bureau of Indian Standards vide circular dated 1st January, 2024 has issued revised standards, date of commencement of new standards and due date for withdrawal of existing standards with regard to certain products.

Consultative Committee of Ministry of Steel meets to discuss first ever initiative to introduce labeling and branding of steel sector’s products

The Consultative Committee meeting for the Ministry of Steel was convened to discuss the progress on the first-of-its kind novel initiative by the Ministry of Steel and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to introduce branding and labelling of ‘Made-in-India’ steel products in the global market. Apart from making Indian steel products more attractive to buyers, this would also ensure standardized quality of goods.

Copper (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2023

The Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority in respect of the copper products. Any person, who contravenes the provisions of this Order, shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

Ministry Announces Amendment to Legal Metrology Act

These amendments to the Legal Metrology Act aim to strengthen compliance and ensure adherence to standardized weight and measurement practices. The Jan Vishwas Act introduces significant changes to the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, with a focus on enhancing penalties and enforcement measures.

Medical Textiles (Quality Control) Order, 2023

The Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority in respect of the Medical Textiles. Any person, who contravenes the provisions of this Order, shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

Miscellaneous Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2023

The Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority in respect of the Miscellaneous Steel Products. Any person, who contravenes the provisions of this Order, shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.