To cater to the demanding requirements of the industries for acquiring ISO / IS accreditation, this laboratory has set up magnanimous calibration facilities with latest equipments and software technologies.The terms 'Weights and Measures' are mainly defined as an an object/ instrument/ apparatus or device which is used for the purpose of making weight or measurement, while selling any goods or service to a consumer. RRSL render metrological services to industries by undertaking calibration of their weighing and measuring instruments. Each laboratory on an average provides calibration service to over 100 industries every year.
Use of proper and accurate standards, weights and measures is very important for effective functioning of any economy, as it plays an indispensable role in promoting welfare of consumers. Through this, consumers are protected from malpractice of underweight or under measure.The Weights and Measures Unit, under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, has been set up to promote use of exact and correct weighing and measuring instruments for consumers.
The Weights and Measures Unit, under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, has been set up to promote use of exact and correct weighing and measuring instruments.All these regulations and dept. facilitate use of standard weighing and measuring instruments in trade and commerce activities. Further, there are also Weights and Measures Departments/ Wings or Department of Legal Metrology in various States and Union Territories to regulate all such provisions of weights and measures assess and approve weighing equipments and models.
Marking and quality certification of products and services have become very important in today's rapidly changing business scenario. This facilitates the production of quality goods/services as well as make them available for the satisfaction of consumers at large. Because of this, consumers get better choice and assurance of consistency in quality of product/ service with its timely delivery. It also monitors the firm's supplies and clear indication of its capabilities. Hence, their time and money is saved in doing assessment of the suppliers. This system of certification and marking is beneficial for producers as well. This helps them to gain a competitive edge in domestic as well as global market.