Toys, ACs, helmets, footwear among 387 products to follow Indian quality standards
Manufacturers need to comply with Indian standards for toys, helmets, air-conditioners, refrigerators, domestic cooker, LPG gas stove, safety glass, footwear and wheel rim
Soon, USB Type-C charging port to be mandatory in all devices
BIS issues guidelines amid new EU rules mandating USB Type-C port by Dec 2024; to allow device makers to ensure products sold in India have a common USB port.
CCPA pulls up Flipkart over faulty pressure cookers; orders recall, penalty
Flipkart admittedly earned a total fee of ₹1,84,263 through sale of sub-standard domestic pressure cookers on its e-commerce platform.
Toy imports down 70%, exports up 61% in last 3 years: Centre
The commerce ministry says the ‘Make in India’ initiative has yielded positive results for the sector and exports have risen to $326 million in FY22