Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Legal Metrology

1) The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022 The ministry of consumer affairs, food, and public distribution has released the notification dated 22nd Aug’22 called Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2022 to insert new clauses in rule 26 of Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. This shall come into force w.e.f […]

Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)

Regulation of all Class A & B Medical Devices under Licensing regime. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has published a circular on 30th Sep 2022 with regard to the Regulation of all Class A & B Medical Devices under Licensing regime, w.e.f 01.10.2022, as per earlier issued notification G.S.R. 102(E) dated 11.02.2020. Applications for […]

DOT Mobile Phone Tampering: Must Register IMEI Number of Mobile Phones in India

A big step has been taken by the government of India to prevent the misuse of mobile phones in various security issues and the ability to track down lost mobile phones. In 2017, the DOT (Department of Telecommunication) notifiedrules to prevent tampering with IMEI (international mobile equipment identity) numbers of phones. Now the same rule […]

C-PRAV Email Newsletter October 2022

Welcome to the October 2022 Edition of C-PRAV’s newsletter! If you have been following us on LinkedIn, you might have already seen important updates. Here webring you all consolidated and newer ones in our monthly Newsletter. Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals (C-PRAV) is a powerhouse of Certifications with a team ofSubject Matter Experts with vast […]

CCC List Modification

China CCC list has been modified – September 2022.Safety test standard GB 4943.1 2022 has been issued by China on July 19, 2022. This was adopted by CCC and CQC Certification for Audio Video and IT equipment.

SUBTEL publishes WiFi 6 Technology Regulations!

Chile has newly issued Resolution 2844 Exempt on September 6, 2022, which revises Resolution 1985Exempt which was published in the year (2017) for fixed technical Standard for Short Range Devices.   The updates are as follows Mainly to review the radio spectrum of WiFi 6 technology. WiFi 6E&39’s frequency range to be replaced with 5925-6425 […]

Guidance on Radio Standards specification RSS195

i) The notice provides guidance on the wireless communication service (WCS) for equipment’soperating in the bands 2305-2320 MHz and 2345- 2360MHZ, Issue 2. The purpose of this notice is to reiterate the standards for transmitter unwanted emissions set forth in section 5.6 of Radio Standards Specification 195 (RSS-195), Issue ii) To reduce the harmful interference […]

Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA