BIS / India

Contact person

Mr. N. Banik
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Consumer Policy Advisory Committee (CPAC)  

 

Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

Child-related products (child restraints, child resistant packaging, children's furniture)
ISO/TC 22, Road vehicles TED 6, K.U Rajshree Parmar Memorial Foundation, Pune, Institute of road traffic
Personal security (including building security)
ISO/TC 21, Equipment for fire protection and fire fighting CED 22, VOICE
ISO/TC 38, Textiles TXDC, VOICE
ISO/TC 61, Plastics PCD 12, CERC
ISO/TC 92, Fire safety CED 36 as per ISO TC 21
Product safety (especially domestic appliances and water safety, protection against drowning)
IEC/TC 59, Performance of household and similar electrical appliances ETD 32 CERC, VOICE
IEC/TC 61, Safety of household and similar electrical appliances ETD 32 CERC, VOICE
ISO/TC 181, Safety of toys PCDC , Consumer Guidance Society of India, Mumbai
CEN/TC 162, Protective clothing including hand and arm protection and lifejackets TXDC VOICE
Nanotechnology
ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies MTD 33
Food safety
ISO/TC 34, Food products FADC, CSC- New Delhi , Concert- Chennai, CCC-New Delhi , CERC-Ahmedabad, VOICE-
Services (general aspects, tourism, water supply and wastewater disposal)
ISO/TC 224, Service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater systems - Quality criteria of the service and performance indicators CED 24
Accessibility issues (elderly and persons with disabilities)
ISO/TC 122, Packaging TED 24
ISO/IEC JTC 1, Information technology LITDC - Voice
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management CHD 31 - CSC- New Delhi, CERC - Ahmedabad
Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility MSD 10 ccc- NOIDA, CERC- Ahmedabad, CUTS- New Delhi , VOICE - New Delhi
Contraceptive devices
ISO/TC 157, Mechanical contraceptives MHR 3
Cosmetics
ISO/TC 217/WG 7, Sun protection test methods PCD 19 CGSI, CERC- Ahmedabad, VOICE- New Delhi, AICC-Jharkhand, CRE -Gurgaon
Contact lens care products
ISO/TC 172/SC 7/WG 9, Contact lenses MHR 5
Safety of household appliances
IEC/TC 23, Electrical accessories ETD 06
IEC/TC 34, Lamps and related equipment ETD 23, CERC-Ahmedabad VOICE-New Delhi , CGSI- Mumbai
IEC/TC 35, Primary cells and batteries ETD 10 CERC- Ahmedabad
IEC/TC 61, Safety of household and similar electrical appliances VOICE- New Delhi
ISO/TC 23, Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry FAD 11 CONCERT-Chennai, CGS- Mumbai, VOICE- New Delhi
Performance of household appliances
IEC/TC 59, Performance of household and similar electrical appliances ETD 32 CERC - Ahmedabad, VOICE-New Delhi
ISO/TC 86, Refrigeration and air-conditioning MED 3 CERC-Ahmedabad, VOICE-Mumbai
ISO/TC 148, Sewing machines MED 29
Health informatics
ISO/TC 215, Health informatics LITD 13
Public information symbols
IEC/SC 3C, Graphical symbols for use on equipment LITD 07 VOICE - New Delhi
ISO/TC 145/SC 3, Graphical symbols for use on equipment LITD 13

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
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National Mirror Committee of COPOLCO Consumer Coordination Council
National Mirror Committee of COPOLCO VOICE,Voluntary Organization in Intrest of Consumer Education
National Mirror Committee of COPOLCO Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS)
National Mirror Committee of COPOLCO Consumer Education & Research Society
National Mirror Committee of COPOLCO Consumer Action & Network Society (CANS)

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Training
  • Education materials
  • Logistical support