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Seconded European Standardization Expert in India



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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3rd Indo- European Conference on Standards & Emerging Technology

The 3rd Indo- European Conference on Standards & Emerging Technology was held successfully on 26th April 2018 at Hotel, The Lalit New Delhi. Three Study reports were released during the conference on ICT, Automotive & Smart Energy.
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Newsletter INDIA

We are pleased to present our eighth 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

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Newsletter EUROPE

We are pleased to present our eighth 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

•Govt pushes ahead Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) norms implementation date for solar power manufacturers & sellers. Read moreRead More

•India imposes 10 percent tax on import of key smartphone components including populated printed circuit boards. Read More

•NEC launched FIWARE Lab in India to encourage application developers, solution providers, government bodies and academia to experiment and innovate with the open source-based solutions for smart cities. Read More

•Electric Vehicle (EVs) charging stations don’t need separate license under Electricity Act: Power Ministry. Read More

•Cabinet may soon consider FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India) scheme with Rs 9,381 crore (USD 1.25 billion) outlay. Read More

•Government proposes charging stations for EVs every three kilometres (km) in cities with million-plus population and smart cities, and every 50 km on busy national highways. Read More

• Indian Telecom Sector To Have Separate Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). Read More

•Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) submitted a proposal of open-architecture based Wi-Fi grid to bring down the cost of internet by 90 percent. Read More

• National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog Plans to launch National Data and Analytics Platform in collaboration with private players.Read More

• Central task force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) recommends setting up of National Artificial Intelligence Mission. Read More

•E-commerce policy framework to be ready in 6 months Read More

•Telecom Commission approved the telecom regulator's recommendations for offering voice and data services in flights within Indian airspace. Read More

• IT ministry plans mega electronics manufacturing special economic zone (SEZ) in all states. Read More

•Indian mobile manufacturing industry is expected to touch Rs 1.32 Lakh crore (16.25B Euro) by end of 2018: Union Minister of Electronics & Information TechnologyRead More

• Environment Ministry eases e-waste collection targets for electronics companies Read More

• India’s technology institutes want the Union government to play a bigger role to encourage research and innovation: Nasscom study. Read More

•Government must set up a central security operations centre (SOC) with advanced analytical capabilities to enable continuous and real-time monitoring of all information technology (IT) assets: ASSOCHAM-PwC joint paper Read More

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•Bureau of Indian Standards published new Indian standards pertaining to Information and Documentation namely IS 16602: 2018 / ISO 28560-1: 2014 Information and Documentation RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) in libraries.Read More

•Government decided to postpone the mandatory requirement to have global positioning system (GPS) equipment and panic button connected to all public transport service vehicles till April 1, 2019. Read more

•NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog is working on a comprehensive policy to ensure connected, shared, electrified mobility for the people. Read More

•Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) released Notification of “Quality control order of Solar Photo voltaic Systems, Devices and Components Goods” Read More

•Ministry of Power issued Clarification on charging infrastructure for Electric Vehicles with reference to the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003. Read More

•Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has released draft of new Telecom policy – National Digital Communications Policy, 2018 Read More

•Niti Aayog to come out with national policy on artificial intelligence soon Read More

•Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released E- Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018. Read More

•French, Indian firms sign memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost ties in aviation.Read More

•Cabinet approves signing of an Agreement between India and France to facilitate “Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications” Read More

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Upcoming Events

3rd NFV PLUGTESTS ( From 29 MAY - 8 JUNE 2018 )

10-10 webinar: Inclusiveness of the standardization system – How to ensure that all stakeholders are represented ( On 11th June 2018)

Security Week 2018 ( From 11-15 June 2018 )

14th CEN and CENELEC Annual Meeting 2018 ( From 20-21 June 2018 )

The ETSI Seminar ( From 25th and 26th June 2018)

2nd MCPTT PLUGTESTS ( From 25-29 June 2018 )

3rd OSM Hackfest ( From 25-29 JUNE 2018 )

2nd F-Interop 6TiSCH Interoperability Event ( From 26-27 June 2018 )

Developing the Future Radio for Rail Transport ( From 4-5 July 2018)

oneM2M Interop 6 ( From 9-13 July 2018)

10-10 webinar: Environmental aspects in standardization ( On 10th September 2018 )

Stakeholder Workshop - Artificial Intelligence: transforming Smart Cities ( On 18 September 2018 )

1st ETSI MEC Hackathon ( From 18-19 September 2018 )

Boosting ICT Business and Innovation: A Comprehensive Approach to Standardization Education ( From 4-5 October 2018)

10-10 webinar: The Joint Initiative on Standardization two years later: Achievements and current discussions ( On 10th October 2018)

UCAAT 2018 – ETSI User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing (From 16th -18th October 2018 )

ETSI IoT Week 2018 (From 22-26 October 2018 )

ETSI / IQC Quantum Safe Workshop 2018 (From 6-8 November 2018 )

10-10 webinar: Foreign participation in European standardization work (On 9th November 2018 )

10-10 webinar: Digital transformation (including update on progress of the projects) (On 10th December 2018 )

ITS Cooperative Mobility Services Event 6 ( From 25 February - 1 March 2019 )


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