India Certification Resa Facile

Il panorama della certificazione indiana con le sue diverse autorità e processi è molto difficile da comprendere. Avete bisogno di una certificazione AIS/TAC, BIS, BIS, TEC, WPC, CDSCO o PESO o volete scoprirlo? Con noi come partner professionale al vostro fianco, il processo di certificazione in India sarà facile per voi da padroneggiare.

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AIS – Automotive Industry Standard

India Certification è un partner eccellente per la certificazione AIS/TAC per i componenti automobilistici. Sosteniamo i principali fornitori e produttori automobilistici a livello mondiale con la rapida approvazione ARAI dei prodotti per il mercato indiano. Vi offriamo la migliore soluzione per la vostra certificazione AIS/TAC.

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BIS – Bureau of Indian Standards

India Certification è un partner eccellente per la certificazione BIS dei prodotti elettronici. L'elenco dei prodotti che richiedono l'approvazione viene costantemente ampliato. Sosteniamo i produttori leader a livello mondiale nella rapida certificazione dei prodotti per il mercato indiano. Con noi manterrete la visione d'insieme.

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TEC – Telecommunication Engineering Center

India Certification è un partner eccellente per la certificazione TEC per le apparecchiature di telecomunicazione. I requisiti dell'autorità sono in costante evoluzione e ogni anno vengono aggiunte nuove apparecchiature all'elenco dei prodotti che richiedono la certificazione. Chiariamo i requisiti del vostro prodotto e ci assicuriamo che il vostro prodotto sia registrato in modo rapido e affidabile.

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WPC – Wireless Planning & Coordination Commission

India Certification è un partner eccellente per la certificazione WPC per i dispositivi wireless. Chiariamo per voi se il vostro prodotto deve essere registrato e quali requisiti di prova esistono. Ci assicuriamo che i test vengano eseguiti correttamente e che il prodotto venga approvato in modo rapido e affidabile.

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I dispositivi medici e i prodotti farmaceutici richiedono l'approvazione CDSCO prima di poter essere venduti in India. Verifichiamo per voi se il vostro prodotto necessita di un certificato CDSCO e vi guidiamo nel processo di registrazione.

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Altri Servizi

Offriamo numerose altre certificazioni e servizi in tutto il mercato indiano e in molti altri mercati. Che si tratti di una delle certificazioni di prodotti per l'industria automobilistica, elettrica, delle telecomunicazioni, o dell'approvazione di prodotti medicali, o anche di una consegna temporanea per altri scopi, siamo a vostra disposizione.

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Offriamo servizi di consulenza specializzata e supportiamo i produttori di veicoli e le aziende industriali. Attraverso i pacchetti di consulenza e le certificazioni internazionali dei prodotti, riceverete un servizio personalizzato su misura per le vostre esigenze.

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Offriamo corsi di formazione individuali per la certificazione India su misura per voi e per i vostri prodotti. Nei nostri seminari interni di un giorno, vi forniamo una comprensione di base e preziose informazioni sui processi di approvazione in India. Approfittate della nostra pluriennale esperienza.

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Dal 2005 supportiamo i produttori di tutto il mondo nell'ottenimento delle certificazioni necessarie per il mercato asiatico. Con il nostro team internazionale e diversificato vi offriamo la soluzione più efficiente per il vostro progetto.

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Top Notizie

Mandatory certification for certain power supplies in India

By the end of 2016, the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had already published the corresponding order. The certification applies to power supplies for […]

Changes in India for market surveillance of registered products

It has recently been announced that the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), responsible for monitoring the BIS standards, has introduced a new procedure […]

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BIS authority announces Amendment of Conformity Assessment Scheme for LV Switchgear

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has announced a change to the conformity assessment scheme for low-voltage switchgear in India. According to the new notification, the […]

Indian internet industry could be worth US$5 trillion by 2030

Despite some setbacks this year, the Indian internet industry could be worth US$5 trillion by 2030. This is according to a report by Redseer, quoted by […]

2023 vehicle sales figures for India: car, tractor and truck sales are up

Since the beginning of the year, almost all Indian vehicle manufacturers have experienced rising sales. Market leader Maruti Suzuki, for example, recorded an increase of about […]

BIS has published 21,980 standards for products and processes to date

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has published a total of 21,890 standards for products, process flows, services, workflows as well as test methods since its […]

Postponement of 6 Airbags Mandate for M-1 Passenger Vehicles

The Ministry of Road and Transport and Highways (MoRTH), vide draft GSR (General Statutory Rules) 16(E) dated January 14, 2022 had proposed that vehicles of category […]

Postponement of BIS Certification for Air Conditioning Systems Until October 2023

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) announces that in the “Air Conditioners and Associated Parts, Hermetic Compressors and […]

New IS Standards for BIS-ISI Certification expected

On Dec. 20, 2022 the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) issued a Draft Quality Control Order announcing several IS standards that are expected to become effective […]

Implementation Period of IS 1293: 2019 Plugs and Socket-Outlets for Domestic Use Extended Until October 2023

On October 23, 2022, Central Mark Apartment announced that the last date for implementation of IS 1293:2019 for plugs and socket-outlets for domestic use has been […]

Exchange between ARAI and MPR on the Type Approval Certificate (TAC) in Frankfurt

On February 7, 2023, Dr. Shamsundara, Deputy Director of ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) visited MPR International GmbH in Frankfurt. Dr. Shamsundara gave a presentation […]

IS 3224: 2021 – Postponed Deadline for Updated Standard – Valve Fittings for Compressed Gas Cylinders

The standard IS 3224:2002, which specifies India’s BIS-ISI certification requirements for valve fittings for compressed gas cylinders (except for LPG) has been revised and published as […]

Announcement on Change of Marking for BIS-CRS Certification

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which provides the regulatory framework for BIS-certification, has decided to change the CRS standard marking. This is to be unified […]

Decision made for Indian Greenfield LNG project

Petronet LNG, a major player in India’s liquefied natural gas market, has made a final decision to move forward with its proposed floating storage and regasification […]

BIS advises consumers to only buy toys with ISI quality mark

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) strongly advises consumers to only buy toys with the BIS ISI stamp of approval and the quality and safety associated […]

Indian government and private developers pledge US$6.7 billion for green hydrogen

Indian solar developer Acme Group and the Karnataka state government plan to invest US$6.7 billion in green hydrogen and ammonia production plants. Further details of the […]

Car deliveries up 11 per cent in July due to better supply of semiconductors

Deliveries of passenger cars in India increased by 11 per cent in July, the car dealers’ association SIAM said in mid-August. Reasons cited include improved supply […]

Indian Authorities Closed During New Year

Several Indian authorities and certification institutions will be closed for the New Year Holidays. This applies to Christmas Day on December 25, 2022, and the New Year’s holiday on […]

Despite inflation, demand for smartwatches and earphones on the rise

In India, the market for smartwatches grew by a record 173 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, while wireless earphones grew 66 percent, reports […]

Update of regulation for PESO certification for pressure vessels

On September 2022, the certification authority PESO, responsible for the PESO certification, has issued updated regulations on modifying the carrying capacity of mobile pressure vessels. While […]

Agreements between India and Germany for “Clean Energy” worth 10.5 billion US dollars

India and Germany signed several agreements focused on sustainable development of the subcontinent, industry journal Upstream reports. India could receive about $10.5 billion in economic aid […]

Godi India becomes first Indian company to produce lithium-ion cells since August

Hyderabad-based Godi India became the first Indian company to produce lithium-ion cells in August. Godi India entered into a so-called PPP (public-private partnership) agreement with the […]

New Draft Amendment for Automotive Industry Standard (AIS) -145

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in India has issued a draft amendment to the technical requirements of the Automotive Industry Standard (AIS) AIS-145 in […]

New standard for cell phones published in India IS 16333 (Part 3): 2022

Regarding the Indian standard for “Mobile phones – Part 3 Indian language support for cell phones – Specific requirements (First revision)”. IS 16333 (Part 3): 2017 […]

MPR at the Expert Forum Future Battery 2022 on November 3rd and 4th in Berlin

For the third year in a row, experts in battery solutions from industry and academia came together at Future Battery to talk about the latest issues […]

High demand for cooling appliances such as refrigerators and air conditioners in summer 2022

During this year’s heat wave in India, demand for cooling equipment such as refrigerators, air conditioners, evaporative coolers and fans increased tremendously. Electrical retailer Croma, part […]

New standard TEC 13016: 2020 for wireless communication devices

Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC) has published the standard TEC 13016: 2020 titled “Specific Absorption Rate SAR for Wireless Communication Devices used in close proximity to the […]

Nokia hopes India will help shape global 6G standards

Finnish telecom equipment supplier Nokia is counting on India to help shape 5G Advanced and 6G network technologies. As a result, the company has increased its […]

New Amendment Regarding CSFC Testing for Vehicles

On September 2, 2022 the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification affecting all M and N category vehicles, excluding tippers, with a […]

Passenger car sales in India could reach new record levels in 2022

Passenger car sales in India could be around 250,000 units higher than previous calculations, according to estimates. Industry experts told the Economic Times of India that […]

New Requirements for Tyres Under IS 15636

On June 28, 2022 the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in India has issued a notification affecting tyres falling under the Indian Standard IS 15636:2012. […]

Indian transport ministry to mandate at least six airbags in passenger cars from October

India’s Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is mandating that automakers install at least six airbags in passenger cars carrying up to eight people starting […]

Team Event 2022 for MPR International in Frankfurt

This year’s team event of MPR International took place on September 14, 2022. After a long time of planning, a date was found where all members […]

Validity of new TEC certificates extended

The TEC (Telecommunication Engineering Centre) recently announced that newly issued MTCTE certificates will from now on be valid for ten years instead of only five.   […]

Indian city of Delhi bans soaps and detergents that pollute the Yamuna River

The government of the Indian city of Delhi is banning the sale, storage and advertising of soaps and detergents that do not meet current BIS standards […]

BIS Certification Requirement for Safety Glass Postponed

The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry postponed the introduction of the BIS certification requirement for safety glass until April 01, 2023. The ministry recently made […]

Sales of passenger cars in India to reach record levels in the first half of 2022

According to experts, India will reach a new record high in new car sales figures in the first six months of the current year 2022. Midsize […]

Indian telecom companies collaborate on 5G solutions

State-owned telecom research company C-Dot and private telecom equipment manufacturers VVDN Technologies and WiSig Networks signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop solutions for 5G […]

BIS took action against three water bottlers in Pune who were illegally using the ISI quality mark

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) staff took legal action against three water bottling plants in Pune that placed the ISI seal of approval on their products […]

Kia India sales up 69 percent in May to around 18,700 units

The Indian offshoot of South Korean automaker Kia announced that sales in May rose 69 percent year-on-year and now stand at 18,718 vehicles. During the second […]

Indian e-vehicle manufacturers must soon adhere to BIS guidelines to avoid battery fires

With increased reports of fires and explosions of electric two-wheelers in India, the government is planning to introduce product standards for vehicle batteries as per the […]

Mandatory BIS Certification for 46 Chemicals Will Come Into Effect

BIS has added over 60 chemical products to their list of mandatory certification materials in the last several years. The requirements for 46 of these chemical […]

Lamborghini sees huge opportunities for growth in India – number of super-rich on the rise

Italian supercar manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini sees enormous potential for growth in India due to the increasing number of super-rich individuals and their purchasing power. The company, […]

India needs more product standards to become a global technology hub

Over the past two years, the pandemic has made it clear that the manufacturing industry must increasingly focus on its own and local suppliers to avoid […]

Shipments of smartphones to increase in second quarter of 2022

Smartphone and car availability will improve as semiconductor shortages decline in the second quarter of 2022, according to chipmakers. While semiconductors for smartphones are expected to […]

BIS Certification Requirement for Wheel Rims Postponed Again

The Indian Ministry of Heavy Industries announced another delay of the certification for wheel rims. According to the new Automobile Wheel Rim Component (Quality Control) Amendment […]

India sees around 75 percent growth in TWS headphone market segment

The market for TWS headphones and earphones has seen above-average growth in India in recent years. For example, 2021 sales increased 74.7 percent year-over-year to a […]

India’s demand for oil to rise 8 percent this year

India’s demand for crude oil is expected to increase by 8.2 percent to 5.15 million barrels per day in 2022. This was the estimate of the […]

Five Products Removed from the TEC Certification List

The Telecommunications Engineering Centre (TEC) has removed five products from the list for mandatory TEC certification. These are products that would otherwise require both BIS registration […]

BIS recommends manufacturers of soy products to certify and use ISI mark

As the health consciousness of the Indian population increases, so does the acceptance of soy products. Therefore, the governmental organization Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recommends […]

Introduction to “Technical Certifications in China, India, Korea”

In June and July 2022, the Hanover Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) will offer a series of online seminars created and conducted by us, MPR […]

Updates on Indian Standards for Tires

The Indian standards for car tires have been revised and updated in April 2022 by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) technical committee. Since 2009 car […]

Volkswagen India plans to double sales in 2022

German automaker Volkswagen plans to more than double its sales in India this year. This is said to be based on high demand for the Taigun […]

BIS raids production facilities of motor manufacturers

A team of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) officials from Chandigarh, along with security forces, raided several companies in the Amritsar area of Punjab state. Only […]

Computer shipments in India set new growth record at 44.5 percent

Last year, the Indian market for computers grew at an all-time high. Compared to 2020, a record growth of 44.5 percent was reported. This was mainly […]

Indian minister Pandey calls on automotive research association ARAI to be innovative in reducing charging times for EVs

Industry Minister Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey is advising the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) to develop technologies to reduce charging times of EVs. “The automotive […]

Indian government asks ONGC to name privatization options

The Indian government is asking state giant ONGC to name business areas for privatization. This is to increase oil and gas production, according to Oil Ministry […]

Minister in charge Piyush Goyal lists five mottos for the growth of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal named the five mottos to grow BIS at the institution’s 75th anniversary celebration. He said the Bureau of Indian […]

Mercedes-Benz asserts itself as market leader in India’s luxury car segment

Mercedes-Benz India, the local subsidiary of the German luxury car maker, has further strengthened its market leadership in the luxury car segment in 2021. With this, […]

New CMVR–Type Approval Software (CMVR-TAS) by ARAI

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has published some updates regarding new developments in the field of automotive certifications relevant for India according to AIS. […]

Indian smartphone industry poised for stable growth this year

Although the Indian smartphone industry has faced some obstacles due to the corona pandemic and semiconductor shortages, the industry is confident about this year. For example, […]

The Indian Oil and Gas Industry – Outlook, Demand and Growth

The Indian oil and gas industry is one of eight key industries and plays an important role in decisions for other sectors of the local economy. […]

Kia expects 30 per cent increase in car sales in India next year

South Korean carmaker Kia is eyeing increased sales in India. The company expects sales to grow by 30 per cent in 2022 as the chip crisis […]

Extension of BIS Certification Deadline for SPV Inverters

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has extended the BIS certification deadline for certain products that are part of the „Solar Photovoltaics systems, Devices and […]

BIS search at Metro wholesale store in Mumbai uncovers large quantity of uncertified toys

An unannounced search by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has unearthed a substantial quantity of uncertified toys at a Metro ‘cash-and-carry’ wholesale store. A team […]

BMW India sales up 34 per cent to 8,876 vehicles in 2021

In early January 2022, German carmaker BMW reported a record 34 per cent growth in sales figures last year. The figure marks a high within the […]

India has increased its photovoltaic capacity 17-fold in the last 7 years

This figure was announced by India during the COP26 climate summit, reports Business Today India. The total capacity of all installed photovoltaic systems currently stands at […]

Indian electronics manufacturers expect massive growth within the next 3 to 4 years

With the covid crisis abating, the Indian government sees a unique opportunity to gain additional market share in the production of electronic equipment from other countries. […]

Price of gas cylinders continues to rise, now commercial customers also affected

The price of LPG in gas cylinders has risen again, this time by about 3 US dollars per 19 kg cylinder. However, private households can breathe […]

Indian tyre exports to increase by 10 per cent in fiscal year 2021

Tyre exports from India increased by 10 per cent in value terms in the 2021 fiscal year, reaching the equivalent of $1.86 billion. This was reported […]

Volkswagen Taigun was responsible for half of VW brand’s growth in October 2021

The Indian offshoot of the German carmaker, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, recently announced that the Taigun SUV was responsible for half of its growth in October. […]

Indian Authorities Closed During New Year

Several Indian authorities and certification institutions will be closed for the New Year Holidays. The New Year holidays will be on January 01, 2022. This year, the New Year’s Eve […]

Successful Conclusion of 2021

The MPR Group looks back on an extremely successful 2021, even with the ongoing Covid-19 challenges. Many of our clients had to deal with delivery bottlenecks, […]

Sales of smartphones and electronics up 15 to 20 per cent between October and November

Sales of smartphones and electronic items grew between 15 and 20 per cent year-on-year during the period from early October to the Diwali festival in early […]

Research institution ARAI passes on e-vehicle technology to manufacturers

The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), based in the Indian city of Pune, recently passed on numerous technologies to automotive OEM manufacturers. The institute’s head, […]

Indian manufacturer Okaya EV works on full-fledged e-scooter

Known as an energy storage manufacturer, Okaya Group has recently unveiled its latest model Freedum. The Okaya Freedum will be offered with either lithium-ion batteries or […]

BIS continues to monitor non-compliant motorbike helmets

Six months after the introduction of mandatory certification for the production and sale of motorbike helmets, the Indian Bureau of Standards (BIS) continues to conduct inspections […]

The price of LPG in gas cylinders rose for the second time in 15 days

Indian oil companies again increased the price of LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) for home use. A gas cylinder without government subsidy has therefore become 25 Indian […]

Auto parts industry expects growth of up to 23 per cent in the current financial year

The auto parts and supplier industry in India will grow between 20 and 23 per cent in the current fiscal year, reports rating agency ICRA. The […]

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) tightens measures to monitor quality seals

The Hubballi branch of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is tightening its measures against the misuse of the BIS quality mark in the North Karnataka […]

PC shipments in India reach 5-year high

Around 4.1 million devices were sold in India in Q2 2021, setting a new record high, while year-on-year growth was 42.7 per cent. This was reported […]

Projected 9.5% growth for Indian economy this year

India’s economy was hit by a 7.3 per cent contraction at the hands of the ongoing pandemic but is now set to grow by 9.5 per […]

Successful participation in the virtual Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) in India

From September 29 to October 01, 2021, the Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) took place in India with a variety of informative expert presentations around […]

Indian automakers must build ethanol vehicles

The Indian central government has long advocated the use of ethanol in road transport as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels. Previously, Nitin Gadkari, the […]

Petronet plans LNG terminal on Indian east coast

Petronet LNG Ltd. is India’s largest gas importer and plans to build an LNG terminal on India’s east coast to expand its business activities. The floating […]

Visit Us Online at the SIAT 2021 Automotive Trade Fair

The SIAT international trade fair, organised by the Indian Automobile Regulatory Authority (ARAI), will take place virtually online for the first time. Since 1985, SIAT (Symposium […]

Cell phone exports from India increased threefold in 2nd quarter of 2021

The rapid growth of India’s cell phone manufacturers and related industry continues. The value of exported goods tripled, reaching the equivalent of $589 million in the […]

Hyundai’s Genesis likely to be introduced to the Indian market

Hyundai’s Genesis joins the competition for automotive luxury brands on India’s roads, along with Germany’s Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi as well as Jaguar-Land Rover and Lexus, […]

India remains second-largest smartphone market, new Samsung Galaxy series receive BIS certification

Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is about to launch its Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 models in India. At an event on […]

Rising demand for fuels increases oil company profits

Following the imposition of a national lockdown, demand for petroleum-based products in India fell during April and May 2020. Now, financial agency Moody’s Investors Service predicts […]

Indian minister unveils DGFT app for simplified trade

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal unveiled the “DGFT Trade Facilitation App” at an online video conference. Developed by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), […]

Industry association calls for revision of timeline for new tire standards

The Indian Association of Automotive Tire Manufacturers (ATMA) said in late May that they are calling for a revision of the timeline for the introduction of […]

Indian authorities RDSO and BIS develop joint standards for the railroad sector

A department of the Indian Railways, the Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO) and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which is responsible for standards, plan […]

Indian government auctions 32 small oil and gas fields

The government will auction unused oil and gas fields previously owned by state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd. (OIL), Pradhan, the […]

Undeterred by pandemic, Skoda Auto India expects record business next year

Czech automaker Skoda is confident of surpassing its previous 2012 record for new cars sold in India as early as the middle of next year. The […]

India introduces mandatory registration for computer chip imports

The Indian government announced in mid-May that imports of integrated circuits (ICs) and computer chips must be mandatorily registered with the Chip Import Monitoring System, or […]

Mercedes-Benz India sales up 34 percent in first quarter

In early April, the Swabian automaker’s Indian subsidiary reported a 34 percent increase in first quarter sales to a total of 3,193 new vehicles sold. Mercedes-Benz […]

Indian Oil has signed an investment contract worth around 2.7 billion euros

The state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) signed a corresponding contract for the investment of around 2.7 million euros at the beginning of June. Earlier, IOC announced […]

Indian cabinet approves subsidy program for manufacturers of photovoltaic systems

The cabinet approved the subsidies amounting to the equivalent of 607 million US dollars in November 2020. The Ministry of Renewable and New Energy (MRNE), whose […]

Financial technology in India could reach a market value of up to 160 billion US dollars

Indian financial technology companies could more than triple in value over the next five years. With that, experts predict a valuation of between $150 billion and […]

IMF sees India as fastest growing economy in fiscal 2022

The Indian economy is expected to grow by 11.5 percent in the coming fiscal year, according to IMF forecasts. With this, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

BMW launches new M340i on the Indian market

BMW unveils another new variant of its 3 Series model lineup, the M340i. Sales of the sporty compact sedan began in India on March 10, 2021. […]

The Indian market for smartwatches and other wearables is growing in the triple digits

Analysts at IDC, a market intelligence provider, recently released these figures in a report. For example, the market for smartwatches, wristbands, earphones and other wearable electronics, […]

Car sales in India rise sharply

Due to rising consumer confidence as well as an increased need for a personal mode of transportation in light of the Covid 19 pandemic, passenger car […]

Automotive sector suppliers demand long-term planning certainty for legislative changes

In India, suppliers in the automotive sector are demanding a short-term pause in the introduction of new laws and regulations. They are also demanding long-term planning […]

Home entertainment steadily on the rise

Amazon’s Fire TV streaming device reported a doubling of media consumption by Indian customers during the past year. Main content in demand was movies, cricket, online […]

Motorcycle sales up 8 percent in January

In January 2021, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) reported an 8 percent increase in their sales figures to a total of 437,183 units. In the […]

ICAT, India & MPR International, Germany signed cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

The “International Centre for Automotive Technology”, also known as ICAT, is the leading Indian Testing & Certification Agency for CMVR certification (AIS/TAC) in the Automotive Sector […]

Certification for Helmets will now be Mandatory

The Indian Standard IS4151:2015 applying to Helmets for riders of two-wheel motor vehicles has been changed to compulsory certification status. Until now, the respective helmets could […]

Reduction in import duties for steel products cheers steel industry and importers

The Indian Ministry of Finance announced in February that it would reduce customs duties on imports of certain steel products from 12.5 percent to 7.5 percent, […]

Fertilizer sales up 12 percent year-on-year due to favorable weather

According to the ICRA rating agency, fertilizer sales in India increased by 12 percent year-on-year. Further growth in sales volume is expected as the area of […]

New requirements for BIS-certification chemicals in India starting in 2021

As of April 11 and November 11, 2021, Acrylonitrile and 29 other chemicals will fall under the mandatory BIS-CRS certification of India. These include, next to […]

Certification requirement for Automotive Glass is moved from AIS to BIS

IS2553 used to be under the responsibility of the individual Automotive certification agencies such as ARAI or iCAT, but starting August 2021 BIS (Bureau of Indian […]

Indian market for electric vehicles to become more attractive through new regulations

Ahead of upcoming deliberations on the Indian state government’s annual budget, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to […]

India implemented several measures to facilitate trade

According to a recent WTO report, since 2015 India has implemented several measures to facilitate trade such as simplification of trading procedures and the customs clearance […]

Mercedes-Benz expects considerable growth in India this year

German luxury vehicle manufacturer Mercedes-Benz expects considerable growth in India this year, underpinned by the launch of 15 new models and rising demand in the fourth […]

Luxury car manufacturers expect growth of 25 to 40 % this year

2021 could be a good year for the Indian automotive industry. According to a recent press report, luxury car manufacturers are expecting a v-shaped recovery in […]

SAIL steel production grew by 9 percent from October to December 2020

State-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) announced in early January 2021 that it was able to increase crude steel production by 9 percent to 4.37 […]

New Product Groups for ISI and CRS Certifications from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in India

In 2020, extensive additions were made to the product lists for ISI and CRS certification by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). A total of 269 […]

Indian telecommunications industry set to develop further

Telecom executives are dissatisfied with the implementation of announced goals, according to a global survey by EY Research. About half, 46 percent, believe the lack of […]

Indian auto industry invests in the future

The Indian automotive industry, which contributes about 2.3 percent to the gross domestic product, is suffering from the aftermath of the Covid-19 situation, such as difficulties […]

New scheme allows Indian Customs to conduct random sampling for LED products

For LED products and DC or AC supplied control gear for LED modules, a new regulation has been in effect since last fall according to the […]

New statement makes BIS Mark mandatory for protective leather footwear and others

Applicable from October 27, 2020, a list of footwear covering such categories like leather safety boots and shoes, canvas shoes with rubber sole, antiriot shoes, sports […]

New version of IS standard for plugs and sockets

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has updated the Indian Standard (IS) 1293: “Plugs and Socket Outlets for Household and Similar Purposes of Rated Voltage up […]

Indian government wants to reduce road construction costs without compromising construction quality

India’s Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Gadkari, said at a virtual conference for the road construction industry that the government will introduce certain guidelines for […]

India introduces quality control for steel products

The Indian Ministry of Steel has established a technical commission consisting of representatives of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and experts from the industry. The […]

India plans to introduce international emission and safety standards for vehicles

In India, numerous new, internationally recognized standards for vehicle emissions and safety are to be introduced in the future. The government agreed on a gradual introduction […]

India is dependent on imports of certain agricultural products

The most frequently imported agricultural products into India are vegetable oils, pulses, fresh fruit, raw cashew nuts, raw sugar, raw cotton and spices. Together, the value […]

India hosts research summit for solar technology

The World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) was organized by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and […]

India founds space agency INSPACe to promote investment from industry

Recently, the government established the Indian National Space, Promotion & Authorization Centre (INSPACe) to promote and coordinate private and industrial investment in space. The new coordination […]

TEC has released new Security Requirements for Telecom Products

On October 13, 2020 the Department of Telecommunications in India has finally issued the long awaited regulations that were needed for the TEC certification of telecommunications […]

Stakeholders of the Indian steel and automotive industry meet with Minister

On October 2, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Steel and Petroleum, met with representatives of the Indian steel and automotive industry. The topic of discussion was […]

Indian authority BIS to establish new quality standards for 371 products by March 2021

In order to restrict imports of inferior and non-essential goods, including those from China, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has submitted a draft for mandatory […]

Indian government calls on BIS to set binding quality standards for imports

The Indian government has asked the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to set binding standards in accordance with international norms for the import of goods. The […]

Extension of mandatory BIS certification scheme for electronic products

Last week, on October 01, 2020, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) announced the implementation of the 5th phase of the Compulsory Registration Scheme […]

Tightened customs controls delay import of courier shipments

Postal and courier shipments from abroad and declared as gifts have long been suspected by the authorities of using this method to avoid customs duties and […]

Indian automotive market could recover faster than other markets

The Indian automotive market continues to be robust and could recover faster than other markets, said SS Kim, managing director of Hyundai Motor India in an […]

Nissan plans to launch 8 new models in Africa, the Middle East and India

Car manufacturer Nissan recently unveiled its plans to launch eight new models in Africa, the Middle East and India. This is part of a four-year strategy, […]

Indian government extends period for duty-free import of diamonds

The Indian government allows the duty-free re-importation of cut diamonds, which are currently abroad for valuation and evaluation, for another three months. The measure is intended […]

India: Mandatory BIS certification for vehicle rims planned

The Indian government has drawn up appropriate quality standards for vehicle rims in order to restrict inferior imports and promote the local industry. The draft, entitled […]

Indian Government will Introduce New Standards for “Non-Essential Imports”

In a move to curb imports of cheaper products such as electrical products, plastics and toys, coming mostly from China, the Indian government has asked its […]

Food safety in India highlighted on World Certification Day on 9 June

World Certification Day is celebrated every year on 9 June to highlight and promote the importance of certification in business and trade. The theme this year […]

Mandatory marking for vehicles according to new BS VI directive

Vehicles that comply with the new BS VI are to be given an additional marking, following an announcement by the Ministry of Transport and Roads. An […]

India wants to establish itself as a preferred manufacturing base

India’s Foreign Minister Shringla said that his country’s democratic society could be a very attractive destination for foreign investment, and the comparatively high rate of education […]

Imports from foreign companies in India are growing faster than exports

Despite the assumption that foreign companies in India would increase exports, their imports are growing faster. According to figures from the Reserve Bank of India and […]

India introduces stricter guidelines for the import of palm oil

New, stricter guidelines will apply to deliveries of palm oil to India from January. This was announced by the Director General for Foreign Trade (DGTF), who […]

Indian companies in the telecommunications sector demand a faster approval process from the WPC authority

Mobile phone providers as well as manufacturers of infrastructure and end-user devices are demanding intervention by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to speed up the process […]

New requirements for satellite receivers and set-top boxes to be expected

The Indian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRAI) recommends that all satellite receivers and set-top boxes for cable TV must be compatible with each other and requested the […]

India to be under threat of a World Trade Organization (WTO) committee of inquiry

Taiwan requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) in September last year to set up a committee of inquiry into India’s import duties on IT goods such […]

India plans to extend certification scheme for chemical products such as phenol

India plans to further expand the certification requirements for certain chemicals and petrochemicals, such as phenol and melamine. So far, there are very few domestic producers […]

The Indian PESO has presented guidelines for the formulation of environmentally friendly fireworks to the industry

The Indian Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) presented the new guidelines for the formulation of environmentally friendly fireworks to the Supreme Court in early March […]

India plans close cooperation with South Korea, Germany and China on trade in medical devices

The measure was taken by Prime Minister Modi in view of the sharp rise in the number of coronavirus infections in India in recent days. India […]

India allows urgent certification of plant products during the coronavirus crisis

Even during the restrictions in view of the coronavirus crisis, plant products such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, cuttings and seeds can be imported or exported to […]

India will press ahead with the expansion of the mobile satellite network

The Indian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRAI) has issued a position paper recommending the use of satellites for the provision of mobile communications in rural areas. The […]

Always online: In India, an average of 11 GB per month is consumed on mobile phones

Cheap data volumes, affordable smartphones and the growing popularity of video streaming services and 4G network have helped to increase the average usage of mobile data […]

New version of IS standard for safety glass

The Indian standard IS 2553 (Part 2) describes the certification of safety glazing of glass used for road transport such as windscreens and window panes. On […]

Indian authorities extend deadline for certification of steel products by another 3 months

The Indian Ministry of Steel has extended the deadline for certification of steel products on 23 April 2020 by three months. The decision was taken due […]

India becomes significantly more attractive as a business location

The Indian Finance Minister Sitharaman informed Parliament at the end of January of the results of an analysis of the domestic economy last year. The country […]

Planned special tax for the import of pharmaceutical raw materials to India fuels fears of a possible shortage

A government committee has proposed to introduce a special tax on pharmaceutical raw materials imported into India. Experts, on the other hand, fear that this would […]

Indian companies are increasingly working in cloud environments

Half of all Indian companies will be working in so-called hybrid multi-cloud environments by 2021. This is the result of a study by market researchers from […]

In India, new BIS standards to restrict the uncontrolled import of goods

The Indian government is planning new regulations to limit the increasing number of imports. This mammoth task employs numerous ministries such as steel, chemicals, telecommunications, heavy […]

Volkswagen demands reliable decisions from the Indian government for the automobile market

At the beginning of February, the Volkswagen Group proposed to the Indian government to create a reliable framework for new product launches. For the Group, which […]

BIS is about to implement phase 4 of certification scheme

As published in the Gazette of India on April 1, 2020 the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) will implement phase 4 of their certification scheme effective […]

New Standard for Pashmina Wool in India

Pashmina scarfs can be purchased almost everywhere now. In the past the Pashmina title stood for high quality, but recently this term has been used for […]

India sets new quality standards in the global potato trade

The Indian representative led the new standard for potatoes at a joint meeting of international organisations in Mexico. The Commission for the Codex Alimentarius Guidelines (a […]

Proposals for new products requiring BIS certification

The lists of products that fall under the mandatory certification of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) have been published in phases since 2012. The lists […]

Unification of certification standards in India

If you have dealt with product certification in India, you probably noticed that there are a lot of different certifications and for some products there are […]

Deadline for BIS Certification of Steel Products in India is getting closer

As published in our news from December 2019, the Indian government strengthened the regulations of steel imports into the country. The BIS certification scheme, published July […]

MPR International GmbH will Present Lectures about BIS Certification at Workshop Export BRIC + SA

The Exportwirtschaft ICS GmbH – International Compliance Support – is a company that has set itself the task of developing customer solutions to reduce the complexity […]

Lecture about WPC Certification on Technical Forum for the Export of Machines and Components

As part of the annual “CE Practice Days” conference, an “International Machine Safety Day” will take place for the first time in 2020, which will focus […]

Better environment in India for the import of mobile phone components

Between 2016 and 2019, the number of imported smartphones fell by 83 percent from 70.9 to 12.2 million. In the same period, the number of devices […]

India plans its own standards for air purification systems

Despite all the efforts of the Indian government in recent years, air pollution in India, especially in the greater New Delhi area, remains very high. Nevertheless, […]

Lecture on BIS Certification at German-Indian Round Table in Osnabrueck

The German-Indian Round Table in Osnabrueck, Germany will take place on March 27, 2020. MPR International GmbH participates in this with a specialized lecture on BIS […]

“In Compliance Magazine” Publishes an Article About Automotive Product Certifications in India

“In Compliance Magazine” published an English-language article on January 31, 2020 about the necessary certifications for Automotive products to be imported into India. The article was […]

The Indian market for gemstones and jewelry could soon grow to 75 billion US$

At the presentation of the 46th Indian Gold and Jewellery Awards in New Delhi in December 2019, Trade and Industry Minister Goyal praised the industry’s efforts, […]

India introduces mandatory labelling of gold jewellery

A marking, called a hallmark in technical jargon, for the authenticity and purity of gold jewellery and gold artifacts will be obligatory in India from January […]

New System for Regulating Organic Products in India

The demand for organic products is increasing worldwide, including in India. A large number of small farmers in India manage about 3.6 million hectares of organic […]

Indian government to facilitate the regulatory environment for telecommunications

During the India Mobile Congress held in October 2019, Vodafone Idea CEO Birla encouraged the Indian government to modernise existing telecommunications regulations and laws. In India, […]

Public auction of Radio Frequencies in India

In India many radio frequencies are still restricted by the government, but more frequency bands are being made available for commercial usage. Among the newly available […]

New opportunities for automotive suppliers in India

The new production plant went into operation in April and has already delivered 7,000 new cars. The plant has an area of 700,000 m² and at […]

Steel imports to India must now be registered

The import of steel and iron has been subject to a new control mechanism since 5 September 2019. The Indian government introduced the so-called “Steel Import […]

BASF launches its largest investment to date in India with partners

The chemical company BASF’s project to build a new production facility in India is making progress. In addition to the Indian conglomerate Adani, the oil company […]

The Indian standards authority BIS publishes a series of new standards in the food sector

On the occasion of World Food Day on 16 October, the Indian standards authority BIS drew attention to the existing mandatory approval for products such as […]

Current legislation on drones in India

The previous law concerning a complete ban on drones was repealed last year. Since 01.12.2018, the general ban has been softened and strict conditions imposed. Drone […]

India reforms tax system to boost investment

While the trade dispute between the US and China continues to weaken the global economy and investors are reluctant to react, India has created facts with […]

Indian Ministry of Telecommunications works on permitted frequencies for 5G network

The Ministry of Telecommunications is currently working on the spectrum of permitted frequencies and the corresponding 5G devices will soon be available on the Indian market. […]

A Range of New Products will be BIS Mandatory Soon

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recently published a notice explaining which products will require a mandatory BIS certification soon. The BIS is responsible for a […]

New product list for mandatory BIS certification

The mandatory BIS certification is now mandatory for a further 13 products. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the equivalent of the German Institute for […]

Trends in the Indian automotive market

In 2018, the Indian automotive market and the local automotive industry achieved one of the best results in history. A total of 29 million vehicles were […]

Good prospects for the Indian automotive industry

According to analyses by experts, there are good prospects for the Indian automotive industry in the period 2020 to 2026. In the scenario, the industry’s turnover […]

New Amendment of Central Motor Vehicles Rules Published October 1, 2019

In 1989 India’s first Central Motor Vehicle Rule (CMVR) was introduced. The CMVR are the rules which include regulations regarding to driver’s license, registration of motorized […]

India has rising demand for imported automotive components

Numerous renowned automobile manufacturers are stepping up their activities in India and the demand for components is growing as a result. Nissan plans to expand the […]

The Indian market for passenger cars 2018 at a glance

India’s largest automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki was able to maintain its leading position in 2018. With a market share of just under 50 percent and over […]

Tata Motors is market leader for commercial vehicles in India

India-based Tata Group, with its commercial vehicle division of Tata Motors, has further increased its market share compared to 2017. Sales figures rose by 23 percent […]