BIS organizes two-day training program for mentors of Standard Clubs formed in schools/colleges of five districts of Maharashtra

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: Mumbai, August 8, 2023

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Mumbai Branch Office organized a two-day Residential Training Program for mentors of Standard Clubs formed in schools/colleges, at conducted at Western Regional Laboratory, BIS, Mumbai in last week (on 3rd and 4th August, 2023). This is the fifth such training program organized by BIS, Mumbai, for mentors from Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Sindhudurg and Nasik districts.

Highlighting the objectives of the program and explaining the activities of BIS, Shri Sanjay Vij, Scientist F/Senior Director & Head, BIS, Mumbai Branch Office, informed that BIS has taken many initiatives to inculcate the concept of standardization and quality consciousness among students. This will prove to be a milestone in developingawareness about quality among the young generation and a quality ecosystem in the country.

Further elaborating on the concepts of quality and standardization and benefits of standardization etc., Shri. Sanjay Goswami DDGW, explained very well by giving examples from daily life. He also gave information about the standards used in practical life and some new standards like the standard for safety of toys. He discussed about the various activities of the Bureau which are improving our quality of lifeespecially the scheme for hallmarking of gold, QCOs for mandatory products, etc.

During the training, Sh. T. Arjun, Scientist C/Deputy Director BIS, Mumbai, steeredthrough over view of BIS activities, concept of Quality and Standardization & Standards in details through presentation. Sh. Nishikant Singh C/ Deputy Director BIS, Mumbai, highlighted the features and usage of BIS website and BIS CARE App. He also explained the ways of effective use of BIS portals.

Sh. Chirag Kumar Gajjar Sc. B/Assistant Director BIS, Mumbai, explained the guidelines for the formation of Standard Clubs. They explained about the role and responsibilities of the mentors of the clubs and informed that more than 5000 Standard Clubs have been formed by the Bureau in the country. Guidance was provided about the activities to be carried out in the schools by the mentors. During the training programme, many activities were done by forming different groups of all the participants. Process of formulation of the standards was explained.

Shri  Shubham Chaudhary, Scientist B/Assistant Director BIS, Mumbai, explained the structure of standardization and standards. Group activities and standard writing workshops were carried out during the programme.


SC/PM  Source: BIS Mumbai


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