On the day of October 14 every year, we celebrate World Standards Day, commonly called International Standards Day. This day is celebrated to express gratitude to experts and scientists across the world. Janta Power also salutes their contribution in developing voluntary standards within standard development organizations such as the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and many more.
People all across the world celebrate this day to raise awareness about the significance of standardization to the global economy among the consumer, regulator, and industry. The term “standard” represents the size, shape, composition, and many more things that make our world fit together. The evolution of standards is continuing. Many more standards are still under development, and each published standard is subject to review.
We know standards are built on trust. Without knowing the standards of anything we are unable to reach any decision. All the quality of anything provides its standards and standards make our life reliable and safe.
14th October chosen to observe the World Standards Day because, in 1946, delegates from 25 countries gathered in London. They decided to design an organization that aim is to facilitating standardization. In 1970 world celebrate International Standards Day for the first time.
National Standards Bodies and intergovernmental organizations are chosen many activities to commemorate the date. This year this day is about our shared vision for a better world. In this pandemic era, there is an absolute necessity of addressing Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) that strengthen our society. A common man can celebrate this day by just examine all the things in life that are standardized. By doing this we will feel which thing is reliable and trustworthy and how much easier it makes things.