The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has launched a new initiative called “Learning Science via Standards” to help students in India understand the practical applications of scientific concepts. This initiative is part of BIS’s efforts to bridge the gap between ..
The ‘IS 18149:2023 – Transportation of Dangerous Goods — Guidelines’ have been published by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) with the aim of enhancing safety in the transportation of hazardous materials. These guidelines have been formulated by BIS under ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Hallmark Unique Identification (HUID) number is a unique 6-digit alphanumeric code consisting of numbers and letters. It is stamped manually on a piece of jewellery at the Assaying & Hallmarking centres. It ensures the purity and fitness of gold via ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2024
The Global Quality Index Infrastructure was released for 184 world economies based on the quality of their infrastructure. India was ranked fifth. The standardization ranking was at the 9th spot and the credit goes to BIS. The metrology system was ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) came into existence in January 6, 1947. In 2020, BIS celebrated its 75th anniversary. During the anniversary celebrations, the Minister of Food and Consumer Affairs Shri Piyush Goyal provided five growth mantra. Five Mantras ..
The Government of India recently announced that it is fully prepared to implement mandatory hallmarking of gold artefacts and jewellery from June 1, 2021. Currently, Gold Hallmarking is voluntary in the country. What is Gold Hallmarking? Gold Hallmarking is providing ..