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World Standards Day Celebrated on October 14, 2016


International Standards Day, October 14, 2016 
  • 'World Standards Day'/"International standards day" is celebrated internationally each year on 14 October.
  • The day honours the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations such as the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The aim of World Standards Day is to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardization to the global economy.
The 10 big points of the World Standards Day

(1) World Standards Day is celebrated all over the world every year on 14 October.

(2) Globally, World Standards day for the first time was celebrated on 1970.

(3) The theme for World Standards Day 2016 is 'Standards Build Trust'.

(4) Around the globe, various activities are chosen by national bodies to commemorate the date.

(5) The day honours the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

(6) Consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that in order to make the make In India Campaign Successful it is important to improve the quality of the products. 

(7) The aim of World Standards Day is to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardization to the global economy.

(8) Government is also focusing on Developing Universal standards of products so that Consumers get better Quality.

(9) Idea behind World Standards Day is to increase the Standard of the products so that quality of the product can also be increase.

(10) World Standards Day also aims at spreading awareness about the standard of the product amongst the consumers. 

Source: Doordarshan News, Wikipedia

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