Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya (BND-4201)
India Government Mint (IGM), a unit of Security Printing and Minting Corp of India Ltd has launched India’s first home-grown high purity gold reference standard –Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya (BND-4201).
Launched by India Government Mint (IGM) in collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (NPL), National Centre for Compositional Characterisation of Materials (Hyderabad)
The BND-4201 is reference material for gold of ‘9999’ fineness (gold that is 99.99% pure with impurities of only 100 parts-per-million). It will be beneficial to the consumers and public at large to ensure purity of gold.