ISI stands for Indian Standards Institute. The ISI Mark is granted to the products of the manufacturers by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which is the standardization authority of India. There are many government standard institutes in India that test such products properly.
If you are manufacturing any such product and you want to show that your product is safe for the consumers and is a quality product, then you have to apply to Indian Standards Institute to prove it, after that, you will have your product there have to submit.
In the Indian Standards Institute, your product will pass through all types of standards, i.e, your product will be examined very closely. If your product is passed by the Indian Standards Institute, then a certificate of ISI Mark is given for your product. You can sell your product in the Indian market with that ISI Mark.
The purposes of the ISI marked products are as below:
Following are the benefits of the ISI marked products:
The Government of India, as well as the Bureau of Indian Standards, makes it mandatory to obtain ISI mark on specific products sold in India. Those products cover electrical equipment and industrial goods also. However, from September 2012, ISI is mandatory for certified steel products and other items.
Any manufacturer who needs ISI Mark for its product and has the ability to meet the BIS standards, can apply for ISI certification. There are two ways to obtain certification: Send the application to the BIS office. And the second one is the BIS officer evaluates the manufacturer's ability to produce products according to BIS standards.
As we already discussed above that ISI registration is compulsory. If you are considering to obtain ISI registration, then you have to follow the below steps:
Step-1: You have to choose the product code
Step-2: Filling the Application Form
Step-3: Inspection of the Factory premise
Step-4: Collection of Test Report
Step-5: Issuance of ISI registration certificate
Usually, it takes 30 days from the date of submission of an application to get ISI certificate.
The license to use ISI Mark shall originally be granted for not less than one year and up to two years. For extension of product varieties covered in the license, application with requisite fee and documents under the existing license may be submitted.
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