Bureau of Indian
Standards, New Delhi recently organized an interactive Seminar in Mumbai
on "Physical Security Products in Banks (PSP) & Other Institutions"
In the keynote address Shri S K Dube, Chairman, Security Equipment
Sectional Committee, MED 24 & General Manager (Tech), Reserve Bank of
India, Mumbai said, “Bureau of Indian Standard(BIS) is a good platform
for discussing the Standardization activity to augment the development
of Indian Standards on security products in banks and other financial
institutions and for review of the existing Standards on the same and
update them in line with the latest advancements in manufacturing
technology”. He added, “Conducting such a seminar is the need of the
hour and Bureau of Indian Standards will interact and clarify doubts of
Industrialists and user representatives.”
He also appreciated the efforts of Mechanical Engineering Department,
BIS for organizing the seminar in Mumbai, as major stakeholders in the
banking sector are based in Mumbai.
Shri B.V.S.N Rao, Deputy Director General (WR) BIS, appreciated the
efforts of BIS in making Indian Standards for banking sectors in
security systems. He said important Standards are available on security
equipments and requested all stake holders to study the Standards on
security equipments and give views for making the required changes.
The seminar was attended by over 100 participants from banking and other
financial institutions, manufacturers, testing agencies, BIS licensees,
concerned Government departments, officers of BIS etc. Shri Dara E
Byramjee, Executive Vice President of M/s Godrej Security Solutions was
also present at function.
Bureau of Indian Standards is the national standards body of India,
formerly known as Indian Standards Institution (ISI), which was
established in the year 1947. Indian Standards Institution (ISI) was
changed to Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) through an Act of Parliament
in 1986. BIS has so far formulated more then18900 Indian Standards. BIS
is also founder member of ISO and is having close coordination with ISO