BIS inks MoUs with institutions in Chennai

Aug 28, 2023

Bureau of Indian Standards, the National Standards Body of India is a statutory body functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India. It operates various schemes like Product Certification (ISI mark), Management Systems Certification, Hall Marking of Gold and Silver Jewellery/Artefacts and Laboratory Services for the benefit of the industry and in turn aiming at consumer protection.

BIS, is signing MoUs with various educational Institutes throughout India. Accordingly, Bureau of Indian Standards, Southern Regional Office signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the following Educational Institutions at BIS, Southern Regional Office, Committee Room, CIT Campus, IV Cross Road, Taramani-Chennai 600113.

The list includes,

1. University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bengaluru,

2. SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur,

3. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Chennai,

4. Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu,

5. College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,

6. Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies,


8. Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh.

Partnership with Technical and Professional Institutions will help the Institutions to participate in Standardization activity through Technical Committees of the Bureau at National & International level, getting infrastructure support for R&D Projects of relevance to Standardization.

Jointly organize seminars, conferences, workshops symposia or lectures on topics of Standardization and Conformity Assessment, exchange publications and other literature of common interest related to Standardization, to introduce curricula of topics on standardization in academics, explore the possibility for setting up a Centre of Excellence in the field of Standardization, Testing & Conformity Assessment, explore the possibility of using laboratory facilities available etc.,

Senior Dignitaries from SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur & Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Chennai were present at BIS, Office and signed the MoUs. The Dignitaries of the rest of the institutions Joined & signed the MoUs through Video Conferencing.

USP Yadav, Scientist-F & Deputy Director General (Southern Region), BIS; G Bhavani, Scientist-E/Director & Head (Chennai Branch Office) were present at the Venue and Other Branch Heads of Southern Region of BIS Madurai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Hubli, Kochi attended through VC.

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