Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

TEC News November 2022

Transition of a few products from GCS to SCS TEC has announced moving 7 product lines into SCS (Simplified Certification Scheme) category under the regime of MTCTE. Earlier these products were under the GCS (General Certification Scheme) category. The change comes into effect from Jan 1st, 2023. Any applications filed before Jan 1st, 2023, will […]

C-PRAV Email Newsletter November 2022

Welcome to the November 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 of Subject Matter […]

ANATEL published the updated Act 5159 and the new Act 13423 for mobile chargers

ANATEL published the updated Act 5159 and the new Act 13423 for mobile chargers. The National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) published Act No. 5159 in April 2022.  This act is with regard to the update of technical requirements and test procedures for assessing the conformity of Chargers Used in Cellular Mobile Phone.  In Mid October, Brazil […]

South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) News November 2022

Beginning on November 1st, 2022, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has formally implemented the ILAC EMC CoC certification procedure. As against the current procedure, wherein SABS was accepting test reports produced by the A-Lab Scheme (from Authorized Labs only) SABS will now accept Certificates of Conformance (CoCs) regarding Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) applications along […]

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Government of UK

An important notification has been announced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Government of UK, stating that the required UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking deadline has been extended by an additional two years i.e., till 31st Dec 2024.  For further two years, the government will continue to recognize the CE marking on […]

Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)

Self-Certification of Class A Non-Sterile & Non-Measuring Medical Devices CDSCO under the Ministry of Health And Family Welfare has recently issued notification to smoothen the licensing process for Class A (nonsterile and/or non-measuring) medical devices. Several manufacturers are waiting for the audit from the government licensing authorities. Online registration with self-declaration would make thistransition process […]

E-Waste Management November 2022

E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on November 02, 2022, issued the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022. The said rule shall come into the effect from April 1st,2023. Key points from the new Rule are as below: The rule is applicable to every manufacturer, producer refurbisher, dismantler and recycler […]

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency (BEE) November 2022

Extension in Star Label Validity Period BIS had extended the validity period of star label for below mentioned products notified in S&L program. All the registered manufacturers shall submit the sample label to BEE with revised validity period.Self-prepared declaration enclosed in below listed links.

BIS November 2022

Extension of six months to Electrical Equipment (QCO) Order, 2020 On 11th November 2020, Ministry of Heavy Industries had released the Electrical Equipment Quality Control Order (QCO), 2020 for eight Low Switch gear components and same have been notified in the regime of Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) of BIS. Ministry had extended the date of […]

Department Of Telecommunication (DOT) November 2022

Clarification on Prevention of tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number Amendment Rule, 2022 With the help of Industry organization such as MAIT and manufacturing industry, DOT (Department of Telecommunication) has released the below clarification dated 27th Oct 2022 in regard to recently released Amendment Rule, 2022 on the prevention of tampering of the […]

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