Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

The SDPPI of Indonesia announced a public consultation regarding the implementation of SAR testing on telecom devices.

  • Stakeholder input collection for the regulatory implementation plan for the implementation of SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE (SAR) tests on Indonesian communication devices.
  • The Regulatory Implementation Plan for Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Tests on Telecommunication Devices in Indonesia was opened for public comment on January 4, 2023, by the Directorate General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Technology (SDPPI).
  • The purpose of SAR testing is to safeguard the public from potential losses brought on using radio frequency-based telecommunications equipment. However, the requirements for certification of telecommunications equipment currently do not require SAR testing.
  • SDPPI invite stakeholders, including telecommunications equipment vendors, telecommunications equipment testing laboratories, academics, and the public, to provide input on the plan to enforce SAR requirements SAR testing in order for the implementation of the enforcement of SAR testing obligations to function properly.

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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