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The event ‘Drive Forward Together’ was organised on 17 June 2019 in New Delhi by GIZ – the German Agency for International Cooperation – in collaboration with the German Embassy and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). The event witnessed participation from around 80 government and industry representatives, who discussed the road ahead for Indo-German cooperation in the automotive sector.

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Indian Ministry of Communications issued a notification on 12 March 2019 to extend the enforcement date of the mandatory testing and certification of telecommunications equipment (MTCTE) to 1 August 2019.

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) launched a website that allows viewing Indian Standards, which are made mandatory through Quality Control Orders (QCOs), free of cost.

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) informed about a range of products for which a future mandatory certification is currently under process in India. In addition to being India’s national standards body, the BIS is also responsible for several voluntary and mandatory certification schemes.

The Special Standards Conclave organised by the Indian Department of Commerce (DoC) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) took place on 8th and 9th of February 2019 in Mumbai. After last year’s launch of the Indian National Strategy for Standardization (INSS), government officials and experts used this year’s forum to discuss its implementation. A National Action Plan for the implementation of the INSS is planned to be released in the next months.

On 5 December, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the Indian Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and the Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment came together in New Delhi to launch the publication Making Safe Machines a Standard in India.