Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Addition of Energy Consumption Rating (ECR) Parameters in All ERs-Reg

In February 2022, TEC published the notice in which it is mentioned that the test reports in respect of ECR parameters shall be made mandatory after December 2022 i.e., w.e.f. 1st January 2023 in respect of all existing ERs. 

The parameter name and standard to be tested shall be added in ERs in Original Form (Text format) and uploaded on MTCTE portal (https://www.mtcte.tec.gov.in/er list) for reference to OEMs and test labs soon.

Type Approval impacted: Yes, ECR test required
Spectrum Impacted: No
Imports Impacted: No
Standards Impacted: No
Product Impact: Products in all ERs

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA