Metrology Current Affairs, GK & News

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 amended – Update (December, 2021)

The Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey recently replied to question in Lok Sabha that the Government of India has amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. This was done to protect the interests of the consumers in the country. What are the amendments made? The unit sale price of the commodity should compulsorily be ..

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National Metrology Conclave

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to deliver an inaugural address at the National Metrology Conclave on January 4, 2021. What is the theme of National Metrology Conclave 2021? Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of the Nation. Who is organising the National Metrology Conclave? The National Metrology Conclave is organised by the Council of scientific ..

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2019 edition of World Metrology Day (WMD)

The World Metrology Day (WMD) is observed every year on May 20 to commemorate anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. The treaty provides the basis for a coherent measurement system worldwide that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of ..

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Kilogram (WATT Balance)

International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) had decided that the kilogram will no longer be pegged to this cylinder made of 90% platinum and 10% iridium. Background In the last 60 years, several standard units — the second, metre, ampere, Kelvin, mole, candela and, the kilogram — have all ceased to be defined by ..

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