Bureau of Indian Standards: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Extension of last date: Hallmarking of precious metals to be mandatory from 1st June 2021

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Sh. Ram Vilas Paswan has declared the provision of mandatory hallmarking of precious metals like gold jewellery and artifacts will be effective from 1st June next year. Key highlights The Govt. ..

BIS-Care App Launched by Ministry of Consumer Affairs

The mobile application of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), known as BIS- Care, has been launched by the Consumer Affairs Minister, Ram Vilas Paswan so that the consumers can check the authenticity of the ..

India’s position is 4th in world to provide international standard bulletproof jackets

According to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), India has become the 4th country after the US, UK and Germany to have its own national standard on bulletproof jacket which provides 360-degree protection. Now, India ..

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, ..

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) ties up with IIT Delhi to collaborate on standardization and conformity assessment

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has tied up with IIT Delhi to collaborate in the field of standardisation and conformity assessment. Under the MoU, the two have agreed to set-up a Centre of Excellence ..