Rajya Sabha passed Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015
Posted on: 09 Mar 2016 16:57:46
09 March 2016 Current Affairs: Rajya Sabha passed Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015. The bill seeks to replace the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986.It extends the ambit of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to include services, processes and products while ensuring production of world class goods.Union Cabinet approved Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015The Bill also proposes to make BIS a national standards body, introduce mandatory hallmarking of precious metals, prevent misuse of standard marks and provides for recall of ISI marked products not conforming to relevant standards. Now, the Bureau of Indian Standards would also get the legislative backing to formally represent India abroad.At present, the BIS is not formally recognised as a national standards body of the country, though it has been representing India in various international bodies.Earlier, the Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 3 December 2015.The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on 7 August 2015 by Ram Vilas Paswan, the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
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