Bureau of Indian Standards notifies 31 Indian Standards related to AYUSH herbs, products

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31-Indian-Standards-related-to-AYUSH-herbsThe Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the national standard body of India, has recently introduced 31 Indian standards pertaining to Ayush herbs and products.

An overview of the news

  • The 31 Indian standards encompass various aspects of Ayush, including 30 herbs and one product, namely the stainless steel neti pot. 

  • These standards were recently made public through a gazette notification issued by the AYUSH ministry.

  • In order to emphasize its commitment to Ayush, BIS has established a separate department to focus specifically on Ayush-related matters.

  • BIS plays a crucial role in standardization, marking, and quality certification activities. 

  • By taking this step towards standardization in the field of Ayush, BIS aims to enhance the quality and credibility of Ayush products and services.

  • The Ministry of Ayush states that the implementation of these standards will facilitate international trade by ensuring the quality of Ayush products and services. 

About Bureau of Indian Standards

  • Bureau of Indian Standards is the national standards body of India under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India.

  • Headquarter- Manak Bhawan, Old Delhi

  • Director General- Pramod Kumar Tiwari

  • Established- 23 December 1986

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