Mr. A. K. SHARMA (Akshay Kumar Sharma) worked in BIS as Deputy Director General (DDG) Scientist ‘G’ and has more than 36 years of experience in BIS Conformity Assessment Schemes (Registration, Product Certification, Management System). As granting authority, he had granted number of BIS Registration certificates under CRS Scheme. He also issued number of BIS License for ISI mark to various industries in India and abroad. In BIS he was given the best officer award by the Director General of BIS. Mr. AK Sharma initiated and developed the Registration Scheme of BIS as Head of Registration. He granted the first BIS registrations to organizations like SONY and Samsung. He is well known in the industry. Thereafter not only he awarded thousands of Registration certificates to industry but also developed and modified all Rules, Regulations, Procedures, Instructions, Circulars related to BIS Registration. For his work in BIS Registration Mr. A. K Sharma was recognized by the MAIT ( Manufacturers Association of Information Technology). Mr. A. K. Sharma was DDG(Certification) and while working in CMD developed and initiated the regime of Quality Control Orders thereby bringing a number of products under BIS compulsory certification. In the BIS Management System Certification he worked as DDG (Management System Certification). He SINGLE HANDEDLY prepared all BIS Manuals, Procedures Formats, Guidelines, for all management systems. He got the BIS Management System Certification accreditated from RvA(RvC), Netherlands and NABCB (QCI), INDIA. He was also DDG (training) at BIS, NITS and organized training programmes for indian industry, service sectors, Govt department and also for international trainee from other countries.
Mr. S P Hiremath
Ex - Director and Head
(Bureau of Indian Standard)
Mr. Shivanand P Hiremath served as the Director and Head of the Bureau Of Indian Standard as the Scientist in “F” Category and along with it he worked on the position of HMO and BNBO. He was posted in Bengaluru of BIS wherein he approved 1000 Applications for the BIS Certification. He also designated as the Head of Laboratory and framed many standards for the Laboratory establishment in the accreditation of BIS to check the product purity and safety composition to allow to be used by common people. In the 30 years of his professional life, he worked on BIS Conformity Assessment Schemes which includes scrutinisation of product certification requests from the domestic manufacturers based in South Indian region. He many product certifications after the detailed study of product composition and its safety parameters judgment. He is very well known personality in the industry. From the start, Mr. S P Hiremath used his ecperirnce in the Product testing area to help BIS department.