ISI Mark Certification
ISI stands for the Indian Standards Institute, a body set up when India gained Independence to create standards needed for orderly commercial growth and maintaining quality in industrial production. By the mid of 80’S the country’s socio-economic climate had changed, triggering the need to set up a stronger body, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which then took over ISI.
But the term “ISI mark” continues to be used to mean that a certain product conforms to the quality standards set up by the government.ISI mark is a certification mark that is one of the most recognized sign of quality and safety in the Indian Subcontinent. The ISI mark is an indication of the fact that the product is in compliance with the related quality standard that is developed by the Bureau of Indian Standards which is the national standards body of the country. The ISI mark signifies that product is safe to use and has a good quality. The role of BIS is to maintain the best quality of products for consumer safety.
It allots ISI mark certification to the businesses as a third party guarantee after the product has been checked for its quality, safety, and reliability. The mark certifies that a product conforms to the Indian Standard, has 7-digit license number (CM/L-xxxxxxx) ,developed by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the national standards body of India. The ISI mark is mandatory for certifying products to be sold in India, like many of the electrical appliances, switches, electric motors, wiring cables, heaters, kitchen appliances etc.
The companies need to get their products certified for ISI mark so that they could win the confidence of the customers and provide the best quality products to them for the best level of customer’s satisfaction and safety.