Monthly Archives: February 2020

BIRTH OF IEC 62368-1

Demands of today’s customers have no boundaries when the talk is about technology. Manufactures are increasingly challenged to create products that are efficient, innovative and also certified with highest safety standards. This creates a challenge for the safety standard to keep pace with the new products and technology as well. The established safety standards for […]

CRO: Harbinger of Indian Electronics and IT Industry

Background of CRO BIS a standardizing body incorporated in 1986 since then BIS has shown active involvement to develop international standards by putting India’s viewpoints effectively keeping our trade interest in mind. Which results into formulation of Harmonized Indian standards under dual numbering scheme. BIS also developed indigenous standards too. BIS is among the founding […]

Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

The penalty may be five times the cost of the jewelry and the imprisonment up to one year. Consumer Affairs Minister, Ramvilas Paswan announced that no jeweler will be allowed to sell     gold ornaments without hallmark from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) from 15th January 2021. The Minister said that hallmarking will benefit the […]

BIS in Action- Conducts raid in LED Manufacturing Unit 

BIS registration certificate is mandatory for 49 electrical and electronic products falling under compulsory registration Scheme of BIS. Use of non-compliant product is illegal as they have not undergone the prescribed tests for safety according to notified Indian Standards. No person is supposed to manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which […]