Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan launched the Bureau of Indian Standard’s Mobile App BIS-Care today. He also launched three portals on Standardization, Conformity Assessment and Training of e-BIS.
The mobile app BIS-Care can be operated on any Android phone and consumers can check the authenticity of the ISI-marked and hallmarked products through this Application. Customers can also lodge complaints using this medium.
The Minister said that the government has taken several steps to protect the interests of consumers in the country.
Mr. Paswan said that certification and surveillance are important aspects of BIS functioning. He informed that the BIS is strengthening its capacity of enforcement by implementation of e-BIS.
The Minister highlighted the importance of ensuring quality products to consumers and urged everyone to join the initiative.
Mr. Paswan said the government is also working on a plan to implement One Nation, One Standard scheme in the country in order to curb instances of sub-standard products being sold to consumers.
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