TUV Rheinland India signs MoU with Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
Bengaluru, 28thAugust, 2017: TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in Testing, Training, Inspection, Consulting & Certification, announced that it has signed an MoU with Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) to work together in building capacity and capability in the Indian Handicraft sector.
The MoU was signed by Mr Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director, EPCH and Mr Charan Singh, Regional Director, TUV Rheinland India.
“EPCH is an apex organization engaged in promotion of exports of Handicrafts from the country and project India's image abroad as a reliable supplier of high quality of handicrafts goods and services” said Mr Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director,EPCH.”We are extremely pleased to join hands with TUV Rheinland India,a leading product certification and testing company of international repute, which will further give a boost to our critical objective of ensuring various measures towards compliance of international standards and specifications.”
“As per the terms of the partnership, TUV Rheinland India and EPCH will create awareness and disseminate knowledge to handicrafts exporters on issues relating to supply chain standardization, processing, product certification and testing” said Mr Charan Singh, Regional Director, TUV Rheinland India.”This would be done through multiple industry connect interventions like workshops, seminars and awareness programs to enable the Indian handicrafts sector to meet international benchmarks”
“Both the organizations will also work cohesively to set up testing laboratories for the Handicrafts sector and provide product-testing services to the Handicrafts exporters at standardized rates” added Mr Charan Singh.
“TUV Rheinland is a synonym for quality and safety and with this collaboration we can definitely help EPCH in projecting India’s image as a reliable supplier of high quality handicraft goods in the world market” said Mr Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director, TUV Rheinland India.
About TUV Rheinland India
TUV Rheinland India is a subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, pioneers in providing technical services worldwide for more than 143 years. Having started its operation in 1996 in India, the company is a part of the India, Middle East & Africa Group and caters to the Indian market as well as Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan & Maldives markets. TUV Rheinland India with its local headquarter in Bangalore is active in more than 100 locations in India. Being a prominent service provider in the Testing, Training, Inspection, Consulting and Certification Industry (TIC), it has one of the most advanced testing capabilities in India
including the Photovoltaic, Softlines, Material testing laboratories and Product Safety Laboratories with an EMC Chamber spread over an area of more than 1,00,000 Sqft. With this existing capability, TUV Rheinland India is able to perform all necessary tests in compliance with REACH, RoHS& other European Regulation.
TUV Rheinland is the only Certification Body in India that boasts of an accredited Welding Institute offering welding courses to the industry in order to enhance the technical skills of its employees. The Company has ambitious plans for setting up of Laboratories in other parts of India as well in the near future.