One Nation One Standard Mission – UPSC Prelims

One Nation One Standard Mission:
  • One Nation One Standard was first conceived in 2019 by the Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS).
  • The mission is on the line of one nation, one ration card scheme in order to ensure quality products in the country.
  • Indian Railways Research Design & Standards Organization(RDSO) has become the nation’s first institution to be declared as Standard Developing Organization(SDO) under the “One Nation One Standard” mission.
Objectives of the One Nation One Standard Mission:
  • To aggregate and integrate the existing capabilities in standardisation.
  • It will also provide dedicated domain-specific expertise available with various organizations in the country.
  • This will enable one template of standard for one given product instead of having multiple agencies set it.
  • To enable the convergence of all standard development activities in the country, resulting in One National Standard for One Subject. This will help in establishing a Brand India identity in the long run.
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