For the Indian industry to be globally competitive and its products and services to be accepted in global market, it has to comply with international best practices and standards. With increasing competition of developing countries from Asia and elsewhere in international trade, the major importing nations have gathered more negotiation power in terms of what to allow and what not to allow in their domestic markets. The new success mantra in foreign trade is to produce goods and services as per the defined standards in the export markets.
This report, released at the 3rd National Standards Conclave held from 23-24th June 2016 in New Delhi, presents a vivid picture of the Standards landscape in India by compiling views of subject experts on the following themes:
1. Overview on Standard - Challenges and Opportunities,
2. Standards Ecosystem in India: Indian Certification and Other Bodies
3. Sectoral Case Studies
4. Services Sector Standards