Four educational institutions tie with BIS

Nov 18, 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 on 17 Nov 2023 is signing MoUs with 4 educational Institutes under the Jurisdiction of BIS, Chennai Branch Office. Accordingly, Bureau of Indian Standards, Southern Regional Office is signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the following 4 Educational Institutions on Friday, 17 November 2023 at BIS, Southern Regional Office.

1) National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Taramani, Chennai,

2) Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai,

3) Vel Tech Multi Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai &

4) Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai.

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.

BIS also hosts 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.

Dr. Usha Natesan, Director, National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Taramani, Chennai; Dr. S.Ganesh Vaidyanathan, Principal, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai; Dr. V. Rajamani, Principal, Vel Tech Multi Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai & Dr. K. Porkumaran, Principal, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai signed the MoUs. Other Senior Dignitaries from respective Organisations accompanied them.

From BIS, USP Yadav, Scientist-F & Deputy Director General (Southern Region), BIS signed the MoU on BIS behalf; G. Bhavani, Scientist-E/Director & Head (Chennai Branch Office) & Meenakshi Ganesan, Scientist-F & Head (Southern Regional Laboratory) & other Nodal Officers of BIS, Chennai Branch Office were present at the venue during the signing of MoU.

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