Published on: October 17, 2023
World Standards Day
Why in news? Every year, on October 14, is celebrated as World Standards Day
- History of the day -World Standards Day was inaugurated on October 14, 1946, and was initiated by prominent international standards organizations such as International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
- Significance-The primary aim of this day is to educate consumers, policymakers, and businesses on the importance of standardization.
- Theme 2023-“Shared Vision for a Better World: Incorporating Sustainable Development Goal for Good Health and Well-Being.”