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What is the full form of BIS?
(A) Board of Indian Standard.
(B) Bureau of Indian Standard.
(C) Board of International Standard.
(D) Bureau of International Standard.
Ans: (B) Bureau of Indian Standard.
Explanation of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS):
In the initial years, the organization concentrated on standardization activity. To provide the advantages of standardization to common consumers, the Indian Standards Institution started operating the Certification Marks Scheme under the Indian Standards Institution (Certification Marks) Act, of 1952
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) came into existence, through an act of parliament dated 26 November 1986, on 1 April 1987, with a broadened scope and more powers taking over the staff, assets, liabilities, and functions of erstwhile ISI.