World Standards Day 2022:
Bureau of Indian Standards, Mumbai recently organised a Conclave –“Manak Mahotsav” on occasion of World Standards Day based on the theme ‘Standards for Sustainable Development Goals – A Shared Vision for a Better World’.
- World Standards Day is celebrated every year on October 14.
- This day, also known as International Standards Day, strives to educate consumers, policymakers, and businesses about the value of standardisation.
- The International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) was founded in 1947.
- BIS is the National Standard Body working under the Ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Government of India.
- It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 which came into effect on 12 October 2017.
- Objective is the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, product testing and quality certification of goods in the country.