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 […]

STAR LABELING PROGRAM FOR MOBILE CHARGERS

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 […]

Saral Sanchar – A one-stop digital solution by DOT

In the era of digitization where various steps are being taken to improve Ease of doing business, DoT has provided a one stop solution for the issuance of the various license and registration certificates i.e. the “SARAL SANCHAR” a Web based Portal. This digitalized process made it more efficient and transparent in all respect by providing a hassle-free and […]

It’s all about Compliance

Simply stating the concept of Compliance refers to follow the laws, policies, and regulations which is applied to run a business. “There is nothing in this world that does not have  a  legal foundation” and as a result, the compliance industry is in high demand. Certain regulations are often set up by international entities and government that set standards for a particular […]

Enfolding the new normal in VINCULAR

What if it was known to us five months ago that the world was going to change and we would be in lockdown, quarantined away from the crowd in our homes, with our minds overwhelmed with panic and fear.  A fear of virus ushering the world to an unprecedented halt, a virus causing a pandemic out of nowhere. (Let’s not talk […]

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI): Need of Every Food Business Operator (FBO) सुरक्षित आहार नागरिकों का जन्मसिद्ध अधिकार है|

My nearby lane is speckled with small food stalls. In a corner, Bhavesh takes out sizzling jalebis, which sizzles with sparkly droplets of sweat. Joshi ji gesticulates you to his chicken biryani under the Pipal tree, obviously garnishing the fare with bird droppings. Shubham is fighting with his rajma chawal, covered by the masala of Delhi’s pollution and […]

India’s toy import policy and the recent Quality Control Order, 2020

Toys safety Safety and quality are fundamental concerns for all consumers, but particularly for parents who buy toys and other products related to children. Considering the fact that toys is an important and fun part of every child’s social, behavioural and cognitive development. It is imperative that not only the industry, but government should also […]

Importance of Plugs & Sockets and it’s mandatory BIS certification

Importance of electrical safety Seldom do people think about the electrical sockets to which the electrical and electronics equipment’s are meant to be plugged.  How many times do we check about the type of sockets we are having in our places or the plug types of the equipment we are purchasing from the market. We […]