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The Seconded European Standardization Expert for India (SESEI) project is launched in March 2013. Its general objective is to raise awareness on the European Standardization System, values and assets in India. The project is supported and operated by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), as well as by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry (EC DG ENTR) and by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

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Indian Automotive Industry

This sectorial report provides the holistic overview of the Indian automotive sector covering sector profile, trends, Market segment, Market Players, demographic distribution, Status of e-Mobility, ITS, Government Policy Initiatives, Technical regulations and standardization etc.
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Newsletter INDIA

We are pleased to present our Eleventh Edition of “Project SESEI Newsletter India” for our Indian stakeholders and community,bringing latest updates about the news and information around standards, polices, new initiatives and technologies from Europe around our Sectors covering ICT, Automotive, Electrical Equipment including Consumer Electronics.

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Newsletter EUROPE

We are pleased to present our Eleventh Edition of “Project SESEI Newsletter Europe” for our European stakeholders & community,which covers latest updates around policies, new initiatives and related information on standardization from India.Realizing the importance of standards as an essential element for achievement.

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SESEI Objectives

The SESEI’s mission is to enhance the visibility of European standardization activities,increase the cooperation between Indian and European standardization bodies and support European companies facing standardization related issues hampering market access to India.

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European Standards

European standards are market driven and any stakeholder affected by a standard can have a say in its development. Technical committees drawn from representatives from businesses of all sizes, government, trade associations , research environment, as well as society

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Eu-India Relation

The European Union and the Republic of India benefit from a longstanding relationship going back to the early 1960s.The Joint Political Statement of 1993 and the 1994 Co-operation Agreement, which is the current legislative framework for cooperation

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Latest News

• Domestic solar equipment makers may plead again for safeguards. Read More

• Government enhances allocation for smart cities by 7% to INR 6,600 crore (825 million euros) for 2019-20. Read More

• Indian Automobile Industry is ready to meet new emission norms (BS-VI). Read More

• India will have 7 crore (70 million) Electric Vehicles (EVs) by 2030: India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA). Read More

• Government allocated Rs 3,004.90 crore (over 375 million euros) for development of solar power projects including both grid-interactive and off-grid and decentralized categories for 2019-20. Read More

• Government plans to launch a national programme on Artificial Intelligent (AI), for which the government will set up a national AI portal. Read More

• Department of Telecommunications (DoT) plans to set up network of satellites to bolster telecom services. Read More

• DoT likely to host next round of spectrum auction post August 2019. Read More

• Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson to lower royalty rate for 5G smartphones to $2.50 per device from $5 to accommodate the needs of markets such as IndiaRead More

• Government increased the budgetary allocation for the Environment Ministry by 20.27% to Rs. 3,111.20 crore (~389 million euros) for 2019-20. Read More

• India to receive $300M in aid from World Bank for EV push. Read More

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•Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) have been asked by Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to finalise standards for IoT and M2M technology. Read more

•Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the list of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) standards applicable for components of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) applications. Read more

• Government prohibits imports of electronics and IT goods without registration with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Read more

• Government to extend its Phased Manufacturing Plan (PMP) for promoting indigenous battery manufacturing in the country for supporting electric mobility. Read more

• India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) released white paper on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Business Models for India. Read more

• Government to set-up 300 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station on highways as part of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) phase-1 scheme. Read more

• NITI Aayog released Model Concession Agreement (MCA) for Operation and Maintenance of Electric Buses in Cities (OPEX Model) in PPP mode Read more

• Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Issues Notification for Quality Control Order on Solar PV Goods 2017. Read more

• MNRE issued Office Memorandum (OM) on “Implementation of approved Models & Manufacturers of Solar PV Modules (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2019”. Read more

• Department of Telecommunications (DoT) defers deadline for Testing Telecom Equipment Again. Read more

• Government of India opened a Command and Control center and center of excellence for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the National Informatics Center Read more

• Consultation Paper on Review of Television Audience Measurement and Ratings in India. Read more

• Recommendations on Methodology for levy of Spectrum Charges for provision of Satellite based Services using Gateway installed in India under ‘sui-generis’ category. Download


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