The Bureau of Indian Standards will have to do a lot of catching up: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today stated that the country’s standards body, BIS, has “to do lot of catching up”.

Talking at the National Standards Conclave she stated: “The Bureau of Indian Standards will have to do a lot of catching up as standards development is a dynamic process.”

“It will also need to step up coordination with the various ministries,” she added.

Commerce Minister further went on to say that India is capable of setting standards, as well as internationalizing them.