India has achieved the capability to issue Internationally Accepted OIML (International Organisation of Legal Metrology) Certificates, becoming the 13th country globally to do so.
- Domestic manufacturers can now have their weighing and measuring instruments tested within India and market them internationally.
- The Internationally Accepted OIML Certificate is recognized worldwide, reducing redundancy and saving resources for manufacturers.
- This system ensures uniformity and trust in measurements on a global scale and eliminates the need for repeated certifications.
- Indian manufacturers and their agents can obtain OIML Certificates for their measuring instruments from the Indian OIML Issuing Authority, which is the Legal Metrology Division under the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Q.: What is the significance of India issuing Internationally Accepted OIML Certificates?
A. It allows international manufacturers to sell their products in India.
B. It enables Indian manufacturers to market their measuring instruments globally.
C. It reduces the need for measuring instruments in India.
D. It standardizes domestic measurement units.
Ans : B. It enables Indian manufacturers to market their measuring instruments globally.