Tea Board Offices To Be Closed on Election Days

The memorandum states that zonal, regional and sub-regional offices of the Tea Board will be closed on the respective dates of polls of the concerned Parliamentary/Assembly constituencies in which those offices are situated. This is in view of the upcoming 18th General Elections to the House of the People (Parliamentary Elections) along with Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim.

Strengthening Private Medical Device Testing Facilities in India

CDSCO has issued a public notice issued inviting applications from existing private labs to register for testing specific medical devices. These tests include physical, chemical, microbiological, mechanical, and electrical examinations. Interested private labs can submit applications in Form MD-39, along with the requisite fees.

Unveiling Haryana’s Ambitious Plan to Lead in Medical Device Manufacturing

Haryana is set to emerge as a global leader in medical device manufacturing, driven by a bold vision and strategic objectives outlined in its latest policy. The state aims to create a conducive environment for medical device production, aligning with the ‘Make in India’ campaign to bolster domestic manufacturing and reduce reliance on imports.

Tea Board Releases Latest Estimates on Tea Production in February 2024

There was a slight increase in tea production in February 2024 compared to February 2023. India produced an estimated 16.6 million kilograms of tea in February 2024, as compared to 16.55 million kilograms produced in February 2023. Moreover, the increase of production in south India has been attributed to increased tea production in Tamil Nadu.

BIS Revises Standards for IT, Petroleum Products & GPS

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has issued several notifications revising certain standards for IT, Petroleum Products & GPS. These notifications were all published on March 26, 2024. The notification specifies different dates of establishment and withdrawal of previous standards.