- Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) (erstwhile DeitY) has notified "Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012" on 03 October 2012 for fifteen categories of electronics items. Fifteen more product categories were added by MeitY under this order on 13 November 2014. MeitY has also notified Indian Standard for ‘Indian Language Support for Mobile Phones’ on 24 October 2016. Another thirteen product categories were added by MeitY under this order on 23 August 2017.
- Ministry of New and Renewal Energy(MNRE) has notified five products under Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2017 dated 05 September 2017.
- As per the Orders, no person shall manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which do not conform to the Indian standard specified in the order and do not bear the Standard Mark with unique registration number obtained from BIS.
- Bureau of Indian Standards grants licence to the manufacturers to use or apply Standard Mark with unique R-number, through registration based on self-declaration of conformity for goods and articles as per Indian Standards. The grant of licence and its operation under Compulsory Registration Scheme are carried out as per the conformity assessment scheme under Scheme - II of Schedule - II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018'.