The INSS addresses four broad pillars of the Quality Ecosystem viz (1.) Standards Development; (2) Conformity Assessment and Accreditation; (3) Technical Regulations and SPS Measures; and (4) Awareness and Education. It determines the critical role for each pillar and sets goals thereunder. Each goal is supplemented by a brief description of the background conditions and recommends specific activities that need to be undertaken for its realization. It takes into account the needs and expectation of all stakeholder and accords the interests of MSMEs a high consideration.
The INSS provides direction for India’s political and executive leadership on how best to use standardization technical regulations, quality infrastructure and related activities to advance the interest and well-being of Indians in a global economy.
It was released at the 5th National Standards Conclave was held in New Delhi from 18 - 19th June 2018.