The World Standards Cooperation (WSC) held a poster competition on the theme “Less waste, better results – Standards increase efficiency”, which attracted almost 300 entries and over 4000 votes. According to WSC, the winner of the first prize in poster competition is Aildrene Tan (Philippines); and runners up are the teams of Anadi Trikha and Rajesh Kumar (India); Frederica Scott Vollrath; and (Germany) Louis-Emmanuel Pavard (France).
In India, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is a national standards body engaged in the preparation and implementation of standards, operation of certification schemes both for products and systems, organisation and management of testing laboratories, creating consumer awareness and maintaining close liason with international standards' bodies, according to the BIS website.
BIS organises activities of standardization, marking and quality certification; provides new thrust to standardization and quality control; implements national strategy for according recognition to standards; and works for the growth and development of industrial production and exports.
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