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The Department's primary mission is to promote Myanmar's trade competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, conformity assessment and technology in ways that enhance economic growth and improve our quality of life. The Department will carry out its activities through the development of a National Metrology Institute, National Standards Body and National Accreditation Body.   

4th National Standards Council Meeting

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4th National Standards Council Meeting

  The 4th National Standards Council (NSC) Meeting was held at office ( 21), Ministry of Education,  Nay Pyi Taw on 21 August 2017. The Meeting was attended by Chairman of NSC  & the Union Minister  of Ministry of Education ,Member of NSC &  Deputy Ministers of  Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Construction, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Deputy Permanent Secretaries of Ministry of Transport and Communication, representatives from Myanmar Computer Federation,  Myanmar Engineering Society, Myanmar Engineering  Council, Secretary of NSC & Director General of Department of Research and Innovation  and  totally (13) members and...

THE 33rd MEETING OF THE ASEAN CONSULATIVE COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDS AND QUALITY- WORKING GROUP 2 (ACCSQ WG2) ON CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

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THE 33rd MEETING OF THE ASEAN CONSULATIVE COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDS AND QUALITY- WORKING GROUP 2 (ACCSQ WG2) ON CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

           The 33rd Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) Working Group 2 on Conformity Assessment was held at M Gallery Hotel, Naypyitaw, Myanmar on 13-15 September 2017. The Meeting was attended by delegates from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat. Myanmar is indeed honored to play host the second time for this meeting. Myanmar hosted 24th ACCSQ WG2 meeting in 2013. In this meeting, ASEAN members discussed the implementation of Conformity Assessment strategies and relevant technical infrastructure to support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)...

Partnering with Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC)

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Partnering with Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC)

  DRI has signed Memorandum of Understanding – MoU with Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) to perform joint assessment for internationally recognize conformity assessment services at 6th Joint Ministerial Working Committee on 8 th June, 2017 in Singapore. According to the implementation of this MoU, Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) and Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) organized meeting on sharing session of Accreditation for Conformity Assessment Bodies in Myanmar on the morning session of 11st September 2017 and discussed in detailed for the implementation process in future.

Department of Research and Innovation (DRI)

LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATION AND MISSION:

 

                         Director General
                       Mr. Win Khaing Moe
  Department of Research and Innovation (DRI)
                       Ministry of Education

The former Central Research Organization (CRO) was reformed into the Department of Research and Innovation (DRI) according to the Science and Technology Development Law in 1994. Under the law, the functions and duties of DRI include "conducting standardizations and specifications of weights and measures, equipment and machinery, raw materials and finished goods". Within Ministry of Education, DRI has lead responsibility for Standards, Conformity Assessment and Metrology infrastructure and is the focal point for the National Quality Infrastructure of Myanmar. Read More ->