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Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution launches National Lab Directory

The National Lab Directory (NLD) has been launched by the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan. The NLD is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the industries, academia, researchers and other stakeholders who need to get their Testing Facilities accredited / certified / recognized. Presently, the NLD encompasses ..

Antibiogramoscope: Device to Test Antibiotic Resistance

Anna University has discovered Antibiogramoscope device which tests antibiotic resistance in just 6 hours. This project is jointly supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Department of Science and Technology (DST). Antibiogramoscope has cleared its validation test at NABL Accredited Microbiological lab in Coimbatore. About National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) ..

NABCB secures equivalence for its accreditation for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) Certification

India’s national accreditation body, the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) has secured equivalence for its accreditation for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) Certification Bodies in Asia- Pacific region. It has signed the Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) of the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) on 19 December 2018. Now, NABCB can facilitate export ..

Cabinet clears 3 Bills

The Union Cabinet 3 Bills: The Universities for Research and Innovation Bill, 2012 Copyright (Amendment) Bill National Accreditation Regulatory Authority for Higher Educational Institutions Bill, 2012 The Universities for Research and Innovation Bill, 2012: Key Objectives: To set up world-class institutes focussed on high-quality research. Allow existing varsities to conditionally upgrade to Innovation University status. ..