The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) announced an extension of the date of implementation of amended and revised Indian Standard versions.
Originally proposed on March 27th, 2020 due to the conditions of the current global situation and lockdown, all updated standard versions with implementation dates beyond March 1st, 2020 has been extended 90 days from the last date of implementation.
A few key standards that have had their implementation dates delayed are as follows:
|Indian Standard||Product Type||Concurrent Date||Extended Date|
|IS 1293: 2005|
IS 1293: 2019
|Plugs and socket outlets for household and similar purposes of rated voltage up to and including 250 V & rated current up to and including 16 A||25 July 2020||23 Oct 2020|
|IS 15111 (Pt 1): 2002||Self-Ballasted Lamps General Lighting Services Safety Requirements||13 Mar 2020||11 Jun 2020|
|IS 16046: 2015|
IS 16046 (PT 1): 2018
IS 16046 (PT 2): 2018
|Secondary Cells and Batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes — Safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells and for batteries made from them, for use in portable applications||30 Sept 2020||29 Dec 2020|
The full list of IS can be found here.