BIS is engaged in formulation of Indian Standards for the following sectors :
Production & General Engineering
Electronics and Information Technology
Food and Agriculture
Management and Systems
Medical Equipment and Hospital Planning
Petroleum Coal and Related Products
Each of these sectors has a Division Council to oversee and supervise its work.
BIS publishes detailed Work Programme for each of the 14 Division Councils once in a year on 1 April. The Work Programme, besides giving scope of Division Council and Sectional Committees, contains committeewise position of standards published and draft standards (like preliminary, wide circulation and finalized draft standards) at different stages of preparation. The copies of Work Programme (and also of wide circulation drafts for comments during the wide circulation period) can be obtained from the Director of the concerned Technical Divisions, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.The Work Programme is updated through Standards Monthly Additions (SMA), a monthly publication which contains information on standards published (new and revised), dual no. standards, amendments to standards, draft standards for comments, standards withdrawn and standards proposed for withdrawal upto 15th of the preceding month. Those desirous of annual subscription may contact Director Publications, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi. Single copy of SMA can be obtained from Sales outlets at headquarters, regional offices and branch offices of BIS.
LIST OF WIDE CIRCULATION DRAFTS FOR COMMENTS
Special attention is given to multidisciplinary areas such as energy conservation, environmental protection, rural development and safety. So far over 18,000 standards have been formulated in different technology areas. The standards formulated fall in the following categories:
Methods of Test
Codes of Practices, Guidelines, etc
Terminologies, Glossaries, etc
PROFORMA FOR PROPOSING NEW SUBJECTS FOR NATIONAL STANDARDIZATION
For further details please contact : Deputy Director General ( Technical )