Union Minister of Consumer Affairs has launched the National Laboratory Directory.
The National Lab Directory is an online platform created by the National Standards Body of India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
It is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the industries, academia, researchers and other stakeholders who need to get their testing facilities accredited / certified / recognised.
This directory will benefit all stakeholders in identifying the test facilities that are required for assessing the conformity of relevant products or in testing for the purpose of research and development.
The Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS) is the National Standards Body of India working under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.
BIS was established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act,1986.The Minister in charge of the Ministry or Department having administrative control of the BIS is the ex-officio President of the BIS.