IANS | 21 Feb, 2023
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called for issuance of quality
control orders (QCOs) across sectors in the electrical industry, which,
he said, would help save the industry from unfair competition from
"Quality control orders will
help us save the industry from unfair competition from non-transparent
economies which are pumping low quality goods and sub optimal goods into
the country," he said in his address at an industry event organised by
the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association
Goyal also urged larger companies to support and handhold smaller companies to develop quality consciousness.
said that foreign trade agreements (FTAs) with the UAE and Australia
must be leveraged to take such events to these nations and suggested
that exhibitions should also be held in Europe and US.
go straight into the big markets and showcase our presence and world
class quality standards globally and make it known that India can be a
reliable and trusted partner in all their energy needs and in their
energy efficiency and transition programmes," Goyal said.
is a need to rejuvenate the spirit of conservation to make energy
efficiency and sustainability a people's movement, he said.
minister also asked IEEMA to run campaigns to help people understand the
importance of quality products and their role in boosting
sustainability, energy efficiency and conservation.