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Bureau of Indian Standards

Overview of BIS

A national standard-setting organization called BIS has been established per the BIS Act 2016 for the smooth progression of product standardization, marking, and quality certification, as well as for matters related to or incidental to those activities. BIS has several duties, such as providing safe, reliable, and good-quality goods, minimizing health hazards, promoting imports and exports, etc.  The actions of BIS include policy formulation, and different schemes such as system certificates, product certificates, compulsory registration certificates, foreign manufacturer certificates, hallmarks, laboratory registration, Indian standard sale, consumer affairs activities, etc.