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BIS Initiates Promotion Of Indian Standards At Panchayat Level

Updated: Sep 12, 2023 12:13:41pm

BIS Initiates Promotion Of Indian Standards At Panchayat Level

New Delhi, Sept 12 (KNN) The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has started a mission to create awareness and promote compliance with Indian standards at the grassroots level. 

BIS has undertaken a comprehensive initiative to sensitize Gram Panchayat Presidents and Secretaries across the country, said the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Monday.


Recognizing the critical importance of adhering to Indian standards for the well-being of citizens, the environment, and the overall quality of products and services, BIS has initiated this outreach program.

The primary objective of this initiative is to instill an understanding of the significance of adhering to Indian Standards among Gram Panchayats and ensuring compliance to these standards while implementing government programs and schemes at the village level. 

It aims to promote the culture of standardization and benefits of using products conforming to Indian Standards among Gram Panchayats, who play a crucial role in the execution of various government initiatives at the grassroots level.

BIS has so far reach out 1. 2.4 Lakh Gram Panchayats and has communicated to all Gram Panchayats across the country.

The Gram Panchayats are provided with booklet of important and useful Indian Standards relevant to different sectors, underlining the importance of adhering to these standards while executing various state/central government programs and schemes by the panchayats.

BIS has also initiated training of Gram Panchayat Presidents and Secretaries in collaboration with state and district authorities across the country.

These training programs for Presidents and Secretaries of Gram Panchayats are planned to be held at block and district levels through the nation-wide network of 38 BIS Branch Offices.  (KNN Bureau)


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