General Conference on Weights and Measures Current Affairs, GK & News

Mole introduced by CSIR-NPL

On 2019 World Meterology Day, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) has recently introduced redefined International System of Units for the country. The redefined systems are Kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI unit of temperature), Mole (SI unit of amount of substance), and Ampere (SI unit of current). ..


20 May: World Metrology Day celebrated

The World Metrology Day is observed every year on 20 May, which commemorates anniversary of signing of Metre Convention in 1875. About World Metrology Day Background: The day commemorates anniversary of signing of the international treaty called Metre Convention in Paris on 20 May 1875, by which International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) was ..