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RDSO- India’s First Standard Developing Organization

Research Design & Standards Organization (RDSO) wing of Indian railways has become India’s first institution to be declared as Standard Developing Organization (SDO). Highlights Standard Development Organisation tag was given under “One Nation One Standard” mission of Bureau of Indian Standards. According to Railway Ministry, it is a unique initiative by two organizations under which ..

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Standards for Safety Evaluation of vehicles propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells

On September 24, 2020, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued the Standards for Safety Evaluation of vehicles propelled by Hydrogen Fuel Cells. About the new rules According to the new rules, the vehicles under Category M and N that are running on compressed hydrogen gas fuel cell are to be in accordance ..

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GoI revamps PCPIR Policy

On June 25, 2020, the chemicals and Fertilizers Advisory Forum meeting was held. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minster of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Sadananda Gowda. Highlights This was the second meeting attended by the members of the forum. The forum members during the meet discussed possible ways to realize Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..

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Govt Plan to Curb Special Steel Imports

The Ministry of Steel is working on a proposal to impose quality control regulations on tinplate and tin-free steel. The Ministry of Steel is planning to mandate foreign tinplate suppliers to adhere to BIS standards. Mandating impost to be in compliance with BIS standards could discourage them from supplying to India making the move a ..

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