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ONE NATION ONE STANDARD MISSION 

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The Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) became the primary Institution to be declared Standard Developing Organisation (SDO) under the "One Nation One Standard" mission.

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  • To attain the One Nation One Standard goal, BIS has launched a scheme that gives for the popularity of SDO.
  • Recognition of RDSO as SDO will help within the implementation of National Standards and creating a Brand India identity.  
  • RDSO is that the sole R&D Wing of the Ministry of Railways, and one among India’s leading Standard formulating bodies.

One Nation One Standard Mission

  • It is a scheme that gives for “Recognition of SDO”.
  • It is an initiative of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
  • The idea was first conceived in 2019 on the road of ‘one nation one ration card’.

Major Benefits

  • Not have to be compelled to go abroad to urge the standard certification.
  • Lab testing in India should be of world standards.
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • It is the sole national body that frames standards.
  • The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act 2016 establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) because the National Standards Body of India.
  • It came into existence, through an Act of Parliament in 1987.
  • It works under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India.
  • It is established for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization and marking and quality certification of products .

Initiatives:

  • BIS-Care App: Provides a platform to consumers for grievance redressal and feedback through the portal.  
  • Quality Control Orders (QCO): it's formulating the standards of manufactured products.

 

SOURCE: PIB 

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