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BIS-Care App

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Polity & Governance
  • Published
    31st Jul, 2020
  • Union Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has launched the ‘BIS-Care’ app and e-BIS portal.
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Care app enables Consumers to check the authenticity of the ISI-marked and hallmarked products and lodge complaints using this app.
  • It is important to ensure that consumers are aware of the standards and quality products and help in eliminating the supply of sub-standard products.
  • E-BIS portal - It has three components namely the Standardization, Conformity Assessment and Training Portals for consumers.
  • It is an integrated portal covering all functions of BIS, enlisting the services of outside agencies for factory and market surveillance.
  • BIS is a statutory body established under the BIS Act 1986, it replaced the Indian Standards Institution (ISI).