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Bangladesh Regulatory Departments

For information on Bangladesh contact details, please see the following link:

4.1 Bangladesh Government Contact List

To set up Bangladesh Standards of quality and dimensions and prepare and promote the general adoption of standards on national and international basis relating to materials, commodities, structures, practices and operations and, from time to time, to withdraw, revise, alter and amend the same;

To consider and recommend to the Government Bangladesh Standards for the measurement of length, weight mass, volume, and, energy;

To promote standardization, quality control, metrology and simplification in industry and commerce;
To secure compliance with the Bangladesh Standards adopted by the Institution by the producers and users;
To implement Bangladesh Standards through the administration of a national certification mark scheme or inspection of goods or both;
To provide or arrange facilities for examination, testing and inspection of commodities, processes and practices for any investigation, research or promotion of export that may be necessary and to issue test reports;
To certify the quality of commodities, materials, producers, products and other things including food materials, whether for local consumption, export or import;
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To co ordinate the efforts of producers and users for the improvement of materials, products, code of practice, appliances, processes and methods, so as to eliminate the national waste of material and time involved in the production of an unnecessary variety of patterns and sizes of articles for one and the same purpose;
To establish and publish, in such manner as may be prescribed, the Bangladesh Standard Specifications in relation to any article or process or code of practice;
To recognize, adopt or endorse as a Bangladesh Standard, in such manner as may be prescribed, any standard established by any other Institution in Bangladesh or in any foreign country, or by international organizations in relation to any article or process.
To specify a Standard Mark to be called the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution Certification Mark which shall be of such design and contain such particulars as may be prescribed to represent a particular Bangladesh Standard;
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To grant, renew, reject, suspend or cancel, in such manner as may be prescribed, a license for the use of Standard Mark;
To make such inspection and take such samples of any material or substance as may be necessary to see whether any article or process in relation to which the Standard Mark has been used or proposed to be used conforms to the Bangladesh Standard or whether the Standard Mark has been improperly used in relation to any, article or process with or without license;
To utilize with the permission of the owners, the services of laboratories other than those maintained by the Institution and approve such laboratories for the purpose of the Institution;
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To make arrangements or provide for the facilities, for the testing and calibration of precision instruments, gauges and scientific apparatus and for the issue of certificates in regard thereto so as to make them comply with the required standards;
To undertake execution of any trust or any agency business which it may consider conducive to the attainment of, its objectives;

To co operate with any person, association, or organization, outside Bangladesh having objectives, similar to those for which the Institution is established; and to do all such acts and things ancillary, or incidental to any of the aforesaid, functions.

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Initiate, promote and guide scientific, industrial and technological research having a bearing on problems connected with the establishment and development of industries and such other allied matters as the Government may refer to.

Establish, maintain and develop laboratories, workshops, institutes, centres and organizations for furtherance of scientific and industrial research with the object of utilizing and exploiting the economic resources in the best possible manner;

Give grants-in-aid for specific scientific, industrial and technological research schemes and projects of the Universities as by law established and other research institutions;

Adopt measures for the commercial utilization of discoveries and invention resulting form the researches carried on by the Council, Universities or by any other research organization;

Establish and award fellowships in areas of research covered by the Council;
Collect and disseminate information of scientific, industrial and technological matters and publish scientific papers, reports and periodicals on such matters.
Establish and award fellowships in areas of research covered by the Council; Collect and disseminate information of scientific, industrial and technological matters and publish scientific papers, reports and periodicals on such matters.

For information on Bangladesh contact details, please see the following link:

4.1 Bangladesh Government Contact List