November 9, 2015
South India retains National Safety Science Quiz Title
RM. Arumugam  (Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai) and Nallapati Chaitanya Sathvik (Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar, Chennai) are winners of NSSQ 2015. Kheelit Pruthi ( Cambridge Foundation School , New Delhi)and Anshul Singh( DAV Public School , Ghaziabad) first runners up. R.Keshav Narayan and Sidharth V  from (Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai) second runners… read more
October 18, 2015
Seventh Annual UL Fire Safety Council Meet
New Delhi UL convened the 7th South Asia Fire Safety Council meetings in Delhi on October 8th and 9th. Inaugurating the Council meetings was Dr. Sudhir Krishna, Chairman, BIS Expert Committee on Standards for Smart Cities & Former Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. In his address, Dr. Krishna underlined the need for… read more
August 7, 2015
UL Accredited to Provide Testing for Water Quality India Association
Re-iterating its commitment to safety regulations for water quality, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science organization, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Water Quality India Association (WQIA). With this MoU, UL will be recognized and accredited by WQIA to conduct product testing as per WQIA’s arrangements with its clients. This certification of products… read more
August 5, 2015
UL celebrates the opening of its 160th office, in Mumbai
Bangalore, India, July 2015 UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science organization, inaugurated its office in the city of Mumbai recently. The facility was inaugurated by Mr. Sajeev Jesudas, president, UL Consumer Business Unit, UL. Mr. Suresh Sugavanam, vice president and managing director for UL South Asia (India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) was also present… read more
July 1, 2015
UL Toy Testing Laboratory Receives NABL Accreditation
Gurgaon, India, June 2015 The Indian toy industry is going through a vibrant period of change with increasing awareness among consumers for safe and high-quality products. This has given rise to the need for ensuring toy safety and quality standards. Being a leader in safety science, UL was accredited for ISO 17025 by National Accreditation… read more
June 16, 2015
UL Signs MoU with CII for Green Product Certification
Bangalore, India, June 8, 2015 In a fast-developing economy like India, increase in resource consumption can lead to associated environmental impacts. The only way to address this challenge is to go “Green”. Major product and equipment manufacturers have realized this need. This has invariably led to an increasing demand for Green Products, Equipment, Technologies and… read more
June 16, 2015
UL join hands with Venture Center to mentor Med tech startups
May 13, 2015, Pune Organized by: Bioincubator at Venture Center (Bioincubator at Venture Center is supported by BIRAC, Government of India) Medical devices manufacturing is a $350 billion global industry*, with India accounting for just over $5 billion. It is essential to note the role of third-party testing and notified bodies towards the growth of… read more
June 5, 2015
CDSCO West Zone partners with UL to train inspectors on audit regulations
UL to provide robust regulatory and compliance training to inspectors             BANGALORE, India, June 5, 2015 — With Indian pharmaceutical exports to the United States and other markets showing a marked increase over the last year, government regulatory agencies have started emphasizing the need to ensure consistent quality of drugs manufactured in India. The drugs… read more
May 20, 2015
Partnership to Promote Road Safety Initiatives in Indian Cities
UL and WRI partner on two key projects to reduce road fatalities BANGALORE, India, May 20, 2015 According to the Global Status Report (2013) by World Health Organization, traffic accidents claimed over 1.2 million lives worldwide. India accounts for approximately 10 percent of all fatalities. In 2013 alone, traffic in India endured 130,000 deaths and… read more
May 18, 2015
UL Can Help Realize India’s First Smart-City Project
Apr. 10, 2015, Hotel Four Points by Sheraton, Vizag, Andhra Pradesh The smart-city initiative got a green signal when the Government of Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU with the US Government at the beginning of this year. Visakhapatnam (Vizag) will become India’s first smart city, setting an example to the rest of the country. In… read more