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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
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