The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, is a Union Ministry under Government of India and comprises of the Department of Heavy Industry and the Department of Public Enterprise. Under the Ministry, the Department of Heavy Industry strives to have a modern, healthy and robust domestic heavy engineering industry viz. Machine Tool Industry, Heavy Electrical Industry, Industrial machinery, Auto Industry and all sub sectors of Capital Goods Industry. Ministry has a representation in BIS Technical committee for standards formulation and adoption.
Ministry and Industry participate in relevant BIS Technical Committees such as Mechanical Engineering Department (MED), Production and General Engineering (PGD) etc.
Standardization in the field of mechanical engineering including mining, boilers, pressure vessels, refrigeration and air conditioning, material handling, chemical engineering and other general engineering such as compressors, gas cylinders, oil and gas burners, water well drilling, pump sets educational instruments and equipment.
Composition of Technical Committee details is available at Mechanical Engineering Division Council, Technical Committee
Program of Work Details are available at Mechanical Engineering Division Council, Work Program