Updated: Jul 19, 2018 23:11 IST
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) – National Physical Laboratory (NPL) signed a MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for indigenous development of petroleum certified reference materials (CRMs) under trade name of Bhartiya Niredeshak Dravyas (BNDTM).
This will ensure maintaining highest standard quality ecosystem for petroleum products used by all stakeholders, including common man and will save vital foreign exchange through import substitution for CRMs.
Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) plays an important role in the calibration of laboratory testing equipment for quality assurance.
Presently, the traceability of these CRMs to SI unit is mostly achieved through foreign National Measurement Institutes (NMIs).
CSIR-NPL, the National Measurement Institute of India is disseminating SI traceability through the indigenous development of Certified Indian Reference Materials with trade name BhartiyaNirdeshakDrvayas(BNDTM).
Meanwhile, CSIR-NPL has developed BNDs for high purity Gold, Coal, and Water & building materials.
CSIR NPL & HPCL have now come together to be part of the national initiative for developing BNDs used in Petroleum sector in India. (ANI)