Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS):
  • BIS is established under BIS Act, 1986 and declared National Standard Body of India  by BIS Act 2016.
  • It is mandated for harmonious development of activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected.
  • It is headquartered at New Delhi.
  • It was established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 which came into effect in December 1986.
  • It works under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.