Presentation on theme: "CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT IN INDIA BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS."— Presentation transcript:
CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT IN INDIA BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS
GENESIS OF BIS INDIAN STANDARDS INSTITUTION [NOW KNOWN AS BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS( BIS)] SET UP ON 6 JANUARY 1947 BIS IS FUNCTIONING UNDER MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION, GOVT OF INDIA NATIONAL STANDARDS BODY OF INDIA OBJECTIVES DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDIZATION AND QUALITY CONTROL IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARENA PRODUCT CERTIFICATION SCHEME GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIAN INDUSTRY, COMMERCE AND EXPORTS CONSUMER PROTECTION
TECHNICAL REGULATIONS IN INDIA Some Acts/Regulations/Control Orders to regulate trade in India : Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1954 Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003 Fruit Products Order, 1955 Meat Food Product Order 1973 Milk and Milk Product Order 1992 Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 Standards on Weight and Measurement Act 1976 Livestock Importation Act 1898 AGMARK Act 1937 Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963 Essential commodities Act,1955 Indian Explosives Act,1884 Energy Conservation Act, 2001
INDIA – REGULATORY AGENCIES IMPORTANT AGENCIES INVOLVED IN QUALITY REGULATION Directorate General of Health Services Directorate General of Foreign Trade Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion Directorate of Marketing and Inspection Department of Agriculture & Cooperation Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying Department of Legal Metrology Bureau of Energy Efficiency Chief Controller of Explosives Directorate General of Mines Safety Ministry for Road Transport Central Pollution Control Board Bureau of Indian Standards
Certification Activities of BIS - Product Certification Scheme for Indian Manufacturers Foreign Manufacturers Scheme Indian Importers Scheme Hallmarking of Gold and Silver Jewellery - Management Systems Certification Quality Management System (IS/ISO 9001) Environmental Management Systems (IS/ISO 14001) Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (IS18001) Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) (IS 15000 – CODEX based) Service Quality Management System (IS/ISO 15700) Information Security Management System (IS/ISO 27000) Food Safety Management System (IS/ISO 22000)
Certification Activities of BIS (Contd.) OPERATING UNDER AN ACT OF INDIAN PARLIAMENT (BIS ACT 1986) OFFERS THIRD PARTY ASSURANCE, BASED ON WELL DEFINED SCHEME OF TESTING AND INSPECTION AND ENSURING ADEQUACY OF IN- PROCESS QUALITY CONTROL. BASICALLY VOLUNTARY IN NATURE. 68 PRODUCTS ARE HOWEVER COVERED UNDER MANDATORY CERTIFICATION DUE TO REASONS OF HUMAN HEALTH AND SAFETY. OPERATED THROUGH A NETWORK OF 5 REGIONAL,33 BRANCH AND 5 INSPECTION OFFICES THROUGHOUT INDIA WITH HEADQUARTERS AT NEW DELHI.
Certification Activities of BIS (Contd.) Supported by: - Testing Laboratories. BIS Labs Other Labs All Accredited by National Laboratory Accreditation Scheme according to ISO/IEC 17025 Traceability to APLAC/ILAC.
PRODUCT CERTIFICATION ISO TYPE 5 SCHEME Modeled on ISO Guide 28 Conforms to ISO Guide 65 Voluntary Scheme Almost 1000 Products
TYPE 5 SCHEME Type testing and assessment of factory quality control and its acceptance followed by surveillance that takes into account audit of factory quality control and testing of samples both from factory and open market
CERTIFICATION PROCESS [A] GRANT OF LICENCE Application Manufacturer Preliminary Inspection Testing of Samples Acceptance of STI Acceptance of MF GRANT OF LICENCE
CERTIFICATION PROCESS [B] MONITORING/SURVEILLANCE LICENSEE Surprise visits Testing in Factory Market Samples Testing in Independent Labs Complaint/Feedback Investigation Renewal of Licence every ONE/TWO Years Review of Performance
Mandatory BIS Certification 68 Products Cement Gas Cylinders Electrical Wires, Cables, Appliances and Protection Devices and Accessories Infant Milk Products Pressure Stoves Steel & Steel Products (w.e.f 13 05 2008) Packaged Drinking Water and Natural Mineral Water Thermometers
Certification Scheme for Foreign Manufacturers and Indian Importers Scheme for Foreign Manufacturers 93 licences granted in 16 countries such as France, UAE, South Korea, Nepal, Switzerland, Thailand Bhutan,China,etc. Products certified include Packaged Drinking Water, Cement, Wood Products, Steel Products, Milk Products, Clinical Thermometers, Energy Meters, Electrical Appliances & Switchgear items etc. Scheme for Indian Importers 5 licences granted for Strainer Type Filter, small size Spark plug Ignition Engines
Quality Management Systems Certification ISO 9000 adopted in 1988 Certification Launched in Sep 1991 RvA accreditation - 23 technology sectors No. of licences in operation – 1400 Operating under an Act of Parliament (BIS Act 1986).
ENVIRONMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATION BIS ADOPTED ISO 14000 SERIES OF STANDARDS CERTIFICATION STARTED – 1997 SECTORS COVERED CEMENT, TEXTILES & ALLIED PRODUCTS NUCLEAR, THERMAL AND STEEL PLANTS ENGINEERING & CHEMICAL UNITS
IECQ BIS WAS APPROVED AS CERTIFYING MEMBER UNDER IECQ SYSTEM IN MAY 1989 OPERATION OF IECQ IN INDIA BIS - NATIONAL AUTHORIZED INSTITUTE (NAI) - OVERALL RESPONSIBLE FOR MANAGEMENT BIS - NATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANIZATION (NSO) - FORMULATION OF STANDARDS STQC - NATIONAL SUPERVISORY INSPECTORATE (NSI) - APPRAISAL AND SURVEILLANCE NPL - NATIONAL CALIBRATION SERVICES (NCS) – AND OTHER REGIONAL LABS OF STQC (CALIBRATION SUPPORT SYSTEM)
The IECEx Scheme Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Atmospheres Single international certification scheme Provides for a single IECEx certificate of conformity India has become a Member Body in August 2006 and is in the process of becoming a certification body.
BASIC PRINCIPLE The CB Scheme is based on the principle of Mutual Recognition by its Members of Test Certificates for the purpose of issuing third-party certification Marks at National Level. IECEE CB Scheme CB Scheme
IECEE CB SCHEME IEC SYSTEM FOR CONFORMITY TESTING AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT POPULARLY KNOWN AS CB SCHEME INITIALLY INTRODUCED AS SAFETY CERTIFICATION SCHEME PRESENTLY COVERS WHOLE GAMUT OF CERTIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS BIS AND STQC AS NCBs BUT NO DUPLICATION TESTING LABS UNDER CB SCHEME.
LABORATORY TESTING 8 CAPTIVE BIS LABS MORE THAN 100 LABS RECOG NISED TEST 1650 PRODUCTS MORE THAN 30 000 SAMPLES TESTED ANNUALLY 6 LABORATORIES ACCREDITED TO ISO 17025