The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Guwahati, celebrated World Standards Day on 14th October 2023 at Ratnamouli Palace. Shri.Biswaranjan Samal, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary, Food & Public Distribution & Consumer Affairs Department, Parliamentary Affairs Department, Higher Education Department, Govt. of Assam graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour for the inaugural session.
Shri.SabyasachiDhar, Director & Head, BIS, Guwahati, while delivering the welcome address and programme objectives spoke on the importance of the theme- “Shared vision for a better world – Incorporating Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3)” and the role of BIS with regard to promotion & implementation of SDG 3 through standards.
The programme was followed by a session with the Standards Clubs (Schools & Colleges) under BIS, Guwahati to make them aware about the objectives of Sustainable Development Goal 3 — ensuring Healthy lives.
BIS, Guwahati felicitated 12Manak Veers for their commitment and sincere contribution towards promotion & implementation of Standards. On the occassion Prizes were distributed among the students for the winners of Extempore Speech & Poster Making competitions held in collaboration with NEAID as a precursor to WSD Celebrations-2023.