Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) organised a Seminar on Standardization, Certification & Quality Control of Distribution Transformers on 9th January at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The seminar was supported by IEEMA, ITMA and ICAI. Mr. M.J.Joseph, Director General, BIS was the Chief Guest who emphasized on various aspects of standardization, Certification and also ensured about the speeding up of the process of issuing of License to Transformer Manufacturers.

The Seminar was organised to discuss about the revised version of IS 1180(Part-1):2014- Outdoor type, insulated liquid immersed Distribution Transformer upto and including 2500kVA, upto system voltage of 33kV which shall come for mandatory BIS certification into force w.e.f 1st of February, 2015.


Dignitaries From Left to Right ( Mr. Prakash Bachani Sc. E-(ETD)- BIS; Mr. J.C. Arora, Dy. Director General( Standardization)-BIS; Mr. Vikrant Joshi- Convener, Transformer Technical Committee- IEEMA ; Mr. Anil Aggarwal, President- ITMA; Mr. M.J.Joseph- Director General- BIS; Mr. K. Anbarasu, Dy. Director General(Certification)- BIS; Mr. Sanjeev Ranjan, MD, ICAI.


 An Overview – National Electrical Code

Product Certification

Issue and Practices

Manufacturer’s Perspective – Distribution Transforms

Quality & Assurance

International Copper Association Asia

Manufacturer’s Perspective – Certification & Quality Control

BIS Presentation

Responsible officer:
Uttam Kumar
Executive Officer