India Standards Portal

Session 1: Theme paper on National Strategy on Standards:


National Standards Strategy: Some thoughts

Mr. Anil Jauhri, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Certification and Inspection Bodies

Building a National Strategy Framework for Standardization

Mr. Anupam Kaul, Principal and Head, QMS, Institute of Quality, CII


Standardization in UK

Mr. Peter Sissons, Head of International Engagement, BSI group

India: National Standards & Conformity Assessment Strategy

Suresh Sugavanam, Vice President & Managing Director, UL South Asia

Session 2: Standards as drivers/disruptors of international trade:

Standards as Drivers and Disrupters of Trade

Dr. Harsha Vardhana Singh, ED, Brookings India - WTO

Conformity Assessment: The European experience

Mr. Marcelo Manca, Vice President, government & Industry Affairs, Europe, UL

Potential “Non-Tariff Barriers” (NTB) New Standards in Europe “Crop Protection Sector”

Mr. Sagar Kaushik, CEO, UPL


Assessing the Impact of Non-Tariff Measures

Mr. Sebastian Saez – Lead Economist, Trade and Competitiveness World Bank, India Office

Standards -Boon or Bane: Case Studies and Global Trends

Mr. T.S.Vishwanath, APJ-SLG Law Offices


Session 3: MSME’s and Standards – gap analysis for an Indian National Standards Strategy

Standard Opportunity for India

Mr. Vinod Sharma, Deki Electronics



Session 4: Standards in goods: Addressing issues in a policy framework:

ISHRAE Standards Development

Mr. Ashwini Mehra, Executive Secretary, ISHRAE

Standards in Goods Dairy Sector

Mr. Jayen Mehta, Gen. Manager, Amul

National Standard System Need for Forest Management Standard and Forest Certification in India

Mr. Manu Jose Mathan, Director, Natural Resource Management Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests/ Green Initiatives and Inspection Agency

Technical Regulations and Conformity Assessment -Experience & Challenges

Mr. S. C. Gupta, Deputy Advisor, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board

Session 5: Risk assessment in agri-food trade and policy options:

Indian experience of risk assessment in agricultural exports

Mr. A.K. Gupta, Director(BEDF), APEDA

The European Union and Risk Assessment

Mr. Franck Boccas, EU CITD.

Global SPS BASED MRL Standards and its impact on exports: Compliance Impact on India

Dr. Murali Kallummal, Associate Professor, Centre for WTO Studies

Scientific Basis of setting Food Safety Standards - Codex and India

Mr. Sanjay Dave, Advisor and Member, Scientific Committee and Scientific Panel, FSSAI

Risk Assessment in Food Safety and Standardization

Mr. Sunil Bakshi, Advisor (regulations/Codex), FSSAI


Session 6: Services Sector: A robust standards ecosystem and conformity assessment within a policy framework: (Tourism, Medical Value Travel, and Education):


Strategy for Services

Mr. Anil Jauhri, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Certification and Inspection Bodies

An Inclusive Approach Towards Standardized Quality Policy & Quality Assurance in Service Sector: Rethinking Purpose and Context

Dr. Bindi Varghese, Associate Professor, Tourism Studies, Christ University, Bangalore


Overview of Thailand Tourism

Mr. Isara Stapanaseth, Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi

Strategy for Standardization in Service Sector

Ms. Sneh Lata, Director MSD, Bureau of Indian Standards

Session 7: Digital and IT standards: Meeting Future Challenge

Project SESEI, Digital Transformation: Challenges & What can we do (Digital Single Market –DSM

Mr. Dinesh Chand Sharma, Director – Standardization, Policy and Regulation, SESEI

Trustworthy Digital Repositories

Mr. Dinesh Katre, Associate Director, HOD, Human Centered Design and Computing (CDAC)

Digital and IT standards: Meeting future challenges

Mr. Manoj Belgaonkar, GM (Quality Management & Project Management), Siemens

Digital and information Technology – Standardization : National and international Scenario

Mrs. Reena Garg, Head (Electronics & Information Technology Department), BIS


Session 8: Standards for Skills and skills based services

Certification of Traditional Community Health: A New Skills Initiative

Dr. Debjani Roy, Advisor, QCI


Session 9: Way Forward and Closing Valedictory with Cabinet Secretary

Standards Conclave 2017: Recommendations (General)

Mr. Anil Jauhri, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Certification and Inspection Bodies

4th Standards Conclave Specific recommendations

Mr. Anupam Kaul, Principal and Head, QMS, Institute of Quality, CII



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