Govt issues draft notifications to ensure only BIS certified helmets sold in India
To ensure good quality helmets to be available for two-wheeler users, Union Ministry of Road Transport Ministry and Highways has initiated the process to make only Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certified helmets to be produced and sold in India.
"A draft notification issued for bringing protective helmets for two-wheelers rider under compulsory certification as per Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016. This will enable to have only BIS certified helmets for two-wheelers to be manufactured and sold in India," said a statement from the Ministry.
The stakeholders can send their suggestions on draft notification to the Joint Secretary (MVL), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001 (email: email@example.com )within 30 days, said the statement.