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ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AS NATIONAL STANDARDS - C.K. Veda Bureau of Indian Standards INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION (ISO) • ISO is a worldwide federation of 158 national standards bodies, one in each country • BIS, national standard body of India is founder member of ISO • 193 technical committees • Over 30000 experts from industries, technical and business sectors world over • Over 16,000 International Standards • Generic standards ISO 9000 & ISO 14000 BIS ROLE IN ISO • Member of 217(P) & 351(O) in TC & SC of ISO • Member of 63(P) & 84(O) in TC & SC of IEC • Secretariat responsibilities a) TECHNICAL COMMITTEES ISO/TC 120 LEATHER ISO/TC 113 HYDROMETRY b) SUBCOMMITTEES • ISO/TC 120/SC 1 RAW HIDES AND SKINS INCLUDING PICKLED PELTS • ISO/TC 120/SC 2 TANNED LEATHER • ISO/TC 120/SC 3 LEATHER PRODUCTS • ISO/TC 113/SC 1 VELOCITY AREA METHOD • ISO/TC 117/SC 6 SEDIMENT TRANSPORT • ISO/TC 34/SC 7 SPICES AND CONDIMENTS NEED FOR ADOPTING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS Globalization of trade Delocalization of investment and procurement Consumer demand for quality, safety and environmental protection Security New technologies WTO agreement Regional economic cooperation ADOPTION IDENTICAL MODIFIED PROCESSING OF ISO/IEC STANDARDS FOR ADOPTION PREPARATION OF NATIONAL FOREWORD • A formal paragraph establishes the national/international identity. This includes number, the year of publication and title of the international standard together with the name and abbreviation of the organization that was responsible for its issue. Contd… • All the referred standards to be reviewed • Additional information for national use to be incorporated in national annex • National annexures shall bear is number only and no dual number ADVANTAGES OF ADOPTING ISO/IEC STANDARDS Readily available International acceptance Input for raising level of competitiveness Increased exports due to elimination of trade barriers DIFFICULTIES IN ADOPTING ISO / IEC STANDARDS × Non availability of raw materials to meet stipulated requirements × Different standard test conditions × Non availability of testing facilities × Non availability of equivalent standards for cross- referred standard × Difficulty with cross-referred standards other than ISO such as API, ASME, ASTM etc. • Indian Standards formulated 18315 • ISO Adoption 2897 • IEC Adoption 1552 • No. of subjects on which both ISO and IS standards exists 5821 Scenario in Petroleum and Gas Sectors in India • PCD 1 Methods for Measurement and test for Petroleum, Lubricants and related products • PCD 2 Petroleum, Lubricants and related products • ME 16 Gas Cylinders • ME 23 Gas Burning Appliances Contd… • Over 400 Indian Standards • Adoption of over 60 ISO Standards • Limited standards related to ISO/TC67 Oil well cement Line pipes Laying of pipelines Cathodic protection of pipelines Casing pipes/drill pipes STANDARDS PREPARED UNDER GAIL PROJECT • STANDARDS PREPARED 30 • ISO ADOPTION 13 • ASSISTANCE TAKEN FROM ISO 06 THANK YOU!
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