Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
Government of India
Government of India
Keeping in view the safety of Indian consumers and to curb the inflow of substandard electronic products, the "Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012" was notified on 03rd Oct. 2012 by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) under the provision of Compulsory Registration Scheme of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act, 1986. This Order came into effect from 03rd July 2013. The Order calls for prohibition to manufacturer/sell unless these goods have been tested to Indian Safety Standards, registered with BIS and display registration logo (Standard Mark).
The initiative is set to:
- Provide Indian consumers with the right to enjoy world class goods.
- Upgrade the quality of domestic products for bringing Global competitiveness.
- Develop strategy to stop dumping of non-compliant goods.
- Save business interest of entrepreneurs for effective negotiation at International trade agreements, Bilateral and Multilateral trade agreements.
- For projecting a positive image internationally as a country with quality production of the Electronics & IT goods.
Thirty one (31) categories of electronic products have been notified under the Order. A list of products covered is given in Annexure ?I?. Various Orders/clarifications/documents/Circulars etc. issued by MeitY under the CRS are available at http://meity.gov.in/esdm/standards.
To test the notified products, BIS has recognized various Govt., Private and Multinational labs scattered over the country. As per the Order, the manufactures seeking registration of goods have to get their products tested at any of the BIS recognised labs and register with BIS by applying based on a self-declaration accompanied with a copy of test report. The list of BIS recognized labs is available on BIS website (bis.org.in).Testing is also performed on selected samples during the surveillance subsequent to Registration.
A portal, bis.org.in, to bring transparency & make information easily available to stakeholders is functional facilitating online registration process, surveillance process, access to database of Registered Manufacturing Units and details of products covered.
Product Testing Details
|S.No.||Notified Items||Date of coming into effect|
|1||Electronic Games (Video)||03rd July, 2013|
|2||Laptop/Notebook/Tablets||03rd July, 2013|
|3||Plasma/ LCD/LED Television of screen size 32? or above||03rd July, 2013|
|4||Optical disc players with built in amplifiers or input power 200w and above||03rd July, 2013|
|5||Microwave Ovens||03rd July, 2013|
|6||Visual Display Units, Video Monitors of screen size 32" and above||03rd July, 2013|
|7||Printers, Plotters||03rd July, 2013|
|8||Scanners||03rd July, 2013|
|9||Wireless Keyboards||03rd July, 2013|
|10||Telephone Answering Machine||03rd July, 2013|
|11||Amplifiers with input power 2000w and above||03rd July, 2013|
|12||Electronic Musical Systems with input power 200w and above||03rd July, 2013|
|13||Electronics clocks with Mains powers||03rd July, 2013|
|14||Set Top Box||03rd July, 2013|
|15||Automatic Data Processing Machine||03rd July, 2013|
|16||Power Adaptors for IT Equipments||01st December, 2015|
|17||Power Adaptors for IT Equipments||01st December, 2015|
|18||UPS/Invertors of rating ? 5kVA||01st March, 2016|
|19||DC or AC Supplied Electronic Control gear for LED Modules||01st December, 2015|
|20||Sealed Secondary Cells / Batteries containing Alkaline or other non-acid Electrolytes for use in portable applications||01st June, 2016|
|21||Fixed General Purpose LED Luminaires||01st March, 2016|
|22||Self-Ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting Services||13th September, 2015|
|23||Mobile Phones||13th September, 2015|
|24||Cash Registers||13th May, 2015|
|25||Point of Sale Terminals||13th May, 2015|
|26||Copying Machines / Duplicators||13th May, 2015|
|27||Smart Card Readers||13th May, 2015|
|28||Mail Processing Machines / Postage Machines / Franking Machines||13th May, 2015|
|29||Passport Reader||13th May, 2015|
|30||Power Banks for use in Portable Applications||13th May, 2015|
|31||Mandating Indian Language support for mobile phones||1st July 2017|