World Standards Day 2022

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Overview:

Bureau of Indian Standards, Mumbai recently organised a Conclave –“Manak Mahotsav” on occasion of World Standards Day based on the theme ‘Standards for Sustainable Development Goals - A Shared Vision for a Better World’.

About World Standards Day 2022:

  • World Standards Day is celebrated every year on October 14.
  • This day, also known as International Standards Day, strives to educate consumers, policymakers, and businesses about the value of standardisation.
  • The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) was founded in 1947.

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS):

  • BIS is the National Standard Body working under the Ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Government of India.
  • It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 which came into effect on 12 October 2017.
  • Objective is the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, product testing and quality certification of goods in the country.

 


Source : PIB