One Nation One Standard Mission
- Research Design & Standards Organization(RDSO) of Indian Railways has become the FIRST Institution to be declared SDO under the "One Nation One Standard" mission on BIS ( Bureau of Indian Standards).
- To attain the “Nation One Standard” vision of Govt. of India, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards Body, has launched a scheme that provides for “Recognition of SDO”.
Through this scheme, BIS aims at aggregating and integrating the existing capabilities and dedicated domain-specific expertise available with various organizations in the country engaged in standards development in their specific sectors, and enable the convergence of all standard development activities in the country resulting in “One National Standard for One Subject”.
Research Designs & Standards Organization (RDSO), Lucknow, which is the sole R&D Wing of Ministry of Railways, is one of India’s leading Standard formulating Body undertaking standardization work for the railway sector.
RDSO took the initiative to seek recognition as a Standard Developing Organization (SDO) under the BIS SDO Recognition Scheme.