Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) is a statuary body established under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016. BIS has been identified as the “National Standard Body of India” and is regulated under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public distribution and Government of India. The main objective of BIS is to carry out standard developments, product certifications, training services, etc. However, the primary and dominant objective of BIS is to formulate Indian standards for product certification.
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, formerly known as DeitY (Department of Electronics and Information Technology) had introduced a scheme CRS (compulsory registration scheme) in 2012 for electronics and IT products. The scheme then covered first 15 electronics and IT products under the phase I. At present, there are more than 70 products notified under the scheme. The product notified under the scheme has to go through mandatory in country testing as per applicable Indian standards followed by smart registration process till the BIS allot the unique registration number.
Applicant in CRS-BIS scheme is the manufacturers located inside and outside the country and engage in the manufacturing of end products notified in BIS will apply for BIS registration which conform to Indian Standards. As per the order, no person shall manufacturer, import, store, sell or distribute the goods which do not conform to Indian standards specified in the order, but can only bear BIS standard mark with issued registration number post registration of particular model/product.
Below is the complete list of notified product categories till date.
|Products covered under||Implementation date|
|Phase I||03rd July 2013|
|Phase II||13th Sept 2015|
|Phase III||23rd May 2018|
|Phase IV||01st Apr 2021|
|Phase V||01st Oct 2021|
|Ministry of New and renewable energy||31st Mar 2019|
|Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprise||11th Nov 2022|
|Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizer||12th Dec 2021 for Ortho Phosphoric acid 24th Jun 22 for Polyphosphoric acid|
Overseas manufacturers are required to have a local representative in India who will be responsible for placing the product in the market and to tackle the disputed or concerns arise at the of BIS submission. AIR has to be available at the time of any queries to answer on the behalf of foreign manufacturers.
The following entities can be appointed:
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