October 21, 2020

Govt to deliver helmets below necessary BIS regime – enterprise information



The federal government has initiated a course of to deliver helmets below necessary BIS regime as a part of efforts to cut back deadly accidents involving two-wheelers, the Street Transport and Highways Ministry mentioned on Saturday.

As soon as the method is accomplished solely BIS-certified helmets for two-wheeler riders can be manufactured and bought in India.

“Ministry of Street Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a draft notification for bringing Protecting Helmets for 2 wheelers rider below obligatory certification as per Bureau of Indian Requirements Act, 2016,” the MoRTH mentioned in an announcement.

It will allow to have solely BIS-certified helmets for 2 wheelers to be manufactured and bought in India, it mentioned.

“It can additionally enhance the standard of two wheeler helmets and would enhance street security situation, and additional can be useful in decreasing deadly accidents involving two wheelers,” it added.

The ministry has invited recommendations or feedback on this respect which may be despatched to the Joint Secretary (MVL), Ministry of Street Transport and Highways inside a month.