Srinagar, 14th October:Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole inaugurated Webinar organized by the Institution of Engineers (India) J&K State Centre, Srinagar on World Standards Day, celebrated every year on 14th October. Those who spoke during the Webinar included Er. Aamir Ali, Chairman IEI, Er. Aaquib Deva, Honorary Secretary IEI, Nisha Bura, Scientist ‘D’, Head Bureau of Indian Standards, Branch Office for J&K and Mohammed Muzaffar Wani, Deputy Controller, Legal Metrology Department, Govt. of J&K. The Webinar was organized in collaboration with the Divisional Administration Kashmir, the Bureau of Indian Standards, Department of Legal Metrology, NIT Srinagar and SSM College of Engineering Parihaspora. Kewal Krishnan, Deputy Controller Legal Metrology Jammu also participated.
Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir said that Standards play a very important part in our daily lives, when we buy our daily consumables. He said that standardisation is essential when measuring our land and property, and Standardisation plays a vital role in the infrastructure development of the Nation. He said that over the years, the complexity of manufacturing and the demands of our daily life have progressed rapidly, as a result, standards have also become more complex and demanding. Standards have grown significantly in number, as we increasingly rely on them to ensure quality and safety of products.
Er. Aamir Ali Chairman IEI JKSC said that there are Standards in every branch of engineering including design and analysis of structures, dams, roads, railways and airports etc. He said that standardisation ensures reliability of quality of material, products, methods & services and that standards are the minimally accepted professional practice and quality that have to be ensured.
Questions were posed to the Resource Persons by Er. Ahmed Hussain from IEI Lucknow, Er. Mahesh Gupta from IEI Jammu, Er. Firdous A. Bhat from IEI Srinagar and Dr. Rajni Srivastava from Allahabad Prayagraj.