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.


About the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

  • 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 standardisation, product testing and quality certification of goods in the country.