Raksha Mantri inaugurates Commander’s Conference BIS begins celebration of World Standards Day 2018
At the 53 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Engineers India Limited (EIL) held in New Delhi, JC Nakra, Chairman and Managing Director apprised the shareholders of the company’s business and operational performance during FY2017-18 as well as initiatives undertaken in the areas of R&D, human resources, CSR, Make in India, quality management, etc. Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 37 Coast Guard Commanders’ Conference at New Delhi. She lauded the exemplary efficiency of the Coast Guard and foresightedness of its leadership for scientific and meticulously planned development of the organisation to meet the emergent challenges. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards Body of India has commenced the celebration of World Standards Day (WSD) 2018 with first curtain raiser programme at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru on the topic ‘Smart Energy Storage’. BIS and IEEE hosted the seminar in partnership.