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National Metrology Conclave

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  • January 5, 2021
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National Metrology Conclave

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Sci & Tech; Environment

In news 

  • Indian Prime Minister recently inaugurated the National Metrology Conclave on January 4, 2021 through video conferencing.

Key takeaways 

  • Organised by: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi
  • Theme: Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of the Nation.
  • National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya was launched. 
  • Foundation stone of the National Environmental Standards Laboratory was also laid.

Do you know? 

  • The National Atomic Timescale generates Indian Standard Time with an accuracy of 2.8 nanosecond.
  • Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya is supporting testing and calibration of laboratories for quality assurance, at par with international standards.
  • The National Environmental Standards Laboratory will aid self-reliance in the certification of ambient air and industrial emission monitoring equipment.

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