Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) is a government agency under the Ministry of Industries constituted for the purpose of controlling the standard of service and quality of the goods.[1]

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution
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Official logo
Established1971 (1971)
SecretaryMd. Abdul Halim (since 2018)
OwnerMinistry of Industries
Location
Dhaka
,
Bangladesh
Address116/A, Tejgaon Industrial Area
Websitebsti.portal.gov.bd

HistoryEdit

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution was established in 1971 after the liberation war as a National Standards body of the country. In 1974, the institution so formed has become member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).[2] The institution comes into being through an Ordinance (Ordinance XXXVII of 1985) with the merger of Bangladesh Standards Institution and the Central Testing Laboratories in 1985.[2][3] The institution playing an important role in developing and promoting industrial standardization al over the country. BSTI is headed by a Director General.

In 1995 Department of Agricultural Grading and Marking marred with BSTI.

MembershipEdit

BSTI is member of following organisation:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hasinur Rahman (2012). "Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution". In Islam, Sirajul; Miah, Sajahan; Khanam, Mahfuza; Ahmed, Sabbir (eds.). Banglapedia: the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Online ed.). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Banglapedia Trust, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. ISBN 984-32-0576-6. OCLC 52727562. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Bangladesh (BSTI)". iso.org. ISO. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  3. ^ "The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution Ordinance, 1985". bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd. Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division. 1985. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  4. ^ "BSTI". bsti.gov.bd. BSTI. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2015.

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