Meeting with Mr. G. Gurucharan, Additional Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, GOI , April 30, 2014, New Delhi

A few members of Amcham’s ICT Committee led by its Chairman, Mr. Amit Sharma, Executive Vice President, President Asia, ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd., met with Mr. G. Gurucharan, Additional Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, GOI, on 30th April 2014 in his office, to discuss the latest lebelling requirements of registered IT products imposed by BIS.

In this connection, the Additional Secretary assured that the intent of the Indian Government was to be in sync with global standards and to ensure ease of operations for domestic as well as foreign investors.

Mr. Gurucharan requested Amcham members to prepare a note giving specifications of labeling with global standards and use of best practices, and also suggest time frame for this transition. Also, since the product lines requiring labeling were very diverse in nature, he requested for the Amcham note to focus on different categories of products. He assured Amcham members that he would forward this note to DG, BIS for appropriate action.