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Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)

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  • March 18, 2020
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Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II- Health

In News:

  • BIS is working to incorporate maximum permissible limit of Uranium as 0.03 mg/l (as per WHO provisional guidelines) in all drinking water standards
  • Elevated uranium level in drinking water may be associated with kidney toxicity
  • BIS is the National Standard Body of India established under the BIS Act 2016 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods

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