NEW DELHI: The Indian government will be conducting a workshop to ease the process of obtaining quality certificates from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
The Centre has released an official statement stating that to promote industry and internal trade, a workshop is being organised under the joint aegis of the Department of Industry and the Department of Internal Trade on ‘Easy Compliance for Certificates’.
Union Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Railway and Commerce, and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will address this workshop.
The ease of doing business will get a boost
According to the statement, “The government is going to simplify the process of obtaining a quality certificate from BIS, to promote ease of doing business.” The statement also mentioned that the workshop will be precisely focused on creating strong Indian standards in all areas so that the ‘Make in India’ mission can achieve its objectives.
This workshop will facilitate strong and easy connectivity between various sectors of the industry and the highest national standards.
The main motive of the workshop is to understand the problems faced by industries, especially MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises), start-ups, and small enterprises.
Although, for protecting the rights of consumers, the BIS Act 2016 and the Legal Metrology Act were formed by the government.
Piyush Goyal on Tuesday stated that high-quality products and services help in increasing industries productivity, reduce costs, increase efficiency and expand the market.
He also stated that India can only connect with other countries on its own when India will produce high-quality and cost-competitive products and services. This is only possible when the quality is up to the point because this will help in the future development of the country. He mentioned that quality reduces cost and expands your market. According to him, India will be known for its quality of the brand.