(The Gist of PIB) National Lab Directory [SEPTEMBER-2019]
National Lab Directory
The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs launched the National Laboratory Directory.
The National Lab Directory is an online platform created by the National Standards Body of India , Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
It is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the industries, academia, researchers and other stakeholders who need to get their Testing Facilities accredited / certified / recognised.
4500 labs have now been linked through this directory. The National Lab Directory presently encompasses NABL accredited, BIS Recognised/Empanelled Labs, Hallmarking Labs. The labs which are recognised/notified by FASAI, APEDA, EIC, can also be indicated accordingly.
All testing facilities for various labs can be searched by Products, IS standards, etc