New Delhi, 29 September 2022TIC Council India has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the national standards body of India.

TIC Council is a global trade association representing the independent third-party testing, inspection and certification industry (TIC).

Together the two organisations will work on a common vision to promote and harmonise the implementation of standards and quality, safety and sustainability practices in laboratories. The organisations resolved to further work to improve the responsiveness for laboratories and exchange and disseminate the global best practices in the field of laboratories. A seminar on “Emerging Global Trends in Laboratories for AtmaNirbhar Bharat” is also being jointly organised by the two organisations on Thursday 3 November in New Delhi.

This milestone was achieved by signing a MoU in the presence of Pramod Kumar Tiwari, Director General at BIS and Hanane Taidi, Director General, TIC Council.

The MoU was signed by Rajeev Sharma, Deputy Director General Laboratories at BIS, and Shashibhushan Jogani, Chairman of TIC Council India.

Other delegates present from TIC Council included:

  • Amit Ghosh, Vice Chair of TIC Council India
  • Niranjan Nadkarni, Sponsor of Public Affairs Sub Committee  at TIC Council India
  • Vishal Nerurkar, Vice Chairman, Public Affairs Sub committee
  • Madhumita Guha, Sponsor, ESG Sub committee 
  • Dr. Aparna Dhawan, Executive Director TIC Council India


Contact person: Aparna Dhawan
TIC Council India Executive Director
T: +91 981 16 06 820