Monthly Archives: January 2021

LED Lighting (CRS-BIS Regulatory updates)

Background LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a two-terminal Light source for most of the modern Lighting products. It works on the principle of Electro-luminescence. LED`s are fabricated using Direct bandgap semiconductor materials only. It has basically two terminals Anode (+Ve) and Cathode (-Ve). It operates as a light source only in Forward bias and emits […]


Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives, almost inseparable. Undoubtedly, from making calls to playing games mobile phones are now part of our daily routine. It has completely changed our lifestyles. From our important business calls to our binge-watching, everything is possible in this portable device.  Smitten by its amazing features, have we ever thought […]

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. This has resulted into formulation of Harmonized Indian standards under dual numbering scheme. BIS develops indigenous standards too. BIS is among the founding […]

Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

The penalty maybe five times the cost of the jewellery and the imprisonment up to one year. In November 2019, 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. Now an extension of over four […]