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SAIL-BSL acquires licence for Weather Resistant Steel – IS 11587

This is an indigenous equivalent grade for CORTEN Steel that is used by Indian Railway to manufacture weather resistant structural/wagons.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there was a huge shortage of shipping grade containers globally.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, there was a huge shortage of shipping grade containers globally.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 07:27 PM IST

BIS Young Professionals Recruitment 2022: Apply for 46 posts in bis.gov.in

BIS to recruit candidates for Young Professional posts. Candidates who want to apply for the posts can apply online through the official site of BIS on bis.gov.in.

BIS Young Professionals Recruitment 2022: Apply for 46 posts in bis.gov.in
BIS Young Professionals Recruitment 2022: Apply for 46 posts in bis.gov.in
Published on Jun 25, 2022 07:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Ask for magnifying glass': Govt says buy only hallmarked jewellery on Diwali

The advisory comes just before Diwali, during which the sale of jewellery increases manifold. The hallmarking of jewellery was made mandatory in 256 districts of the country for 14, 18 and 22 karats of gold jewellery/artefacts from June 23.

A woman buying jewellery at a shop on Dhanteras in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT Photo)
A woman buying jewellery at a shop on Dhanteras in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 07:54 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

As jewellers hold strike, key things to know about gold hallmarking rules

Gold hallmarking was earlier voluntary in nature, but the government made it mandatory with an aim to ensure gold consumers are not cheated by sellers.

Jewellery traders shout slogans during their nationwide strike to protest against Centre's implementation of mandatory hallmarking of jewellery items, in Bhopal on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Jewellery traders shout slogans during their nationwide strike to protest against Centre's implementation of mandatory hallmarking of jewellery items, in Bhopal on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 04:13 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Govt makes gold hallmarking mandatory: What it means

According to Bureau of Indian Standards, the hallmarking of jewellery is required to enhance its credibility and customer satisfaction through the third party assurance for the marked purity/fineness of gold, consumer protection.

BIS (Hallmarking) regulations were implemented with effect from June 14, 2018.
BIS (Hallmarking) regulations were implemented with effect from June 14, 2018.
Updated on Jun 17, 2021 07:46 AM IST
By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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