Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

C-PRAV offers Cyber Security / Comms Security Testing and ISO 27001 AUDITING SERVICES

Cyber Security

Cyber Security under the NCCS CommSec Scheme is taking great momentum. The official start date for Access Points and Routers is 1st March 2024. NCCS the regulator is encouraging manufacturers and suppliers of these Network equipment in India to engage in pre-compliance testing to understand the intricacies of compliance with the ITSARs. C-PRAV offers the […]

Generic Exemptions By TEC for various ER Parameters

Telecommunications related Picture

TEC has notified a generic exemption from submission of test reports for below mentioned test parameters/Interfaces pertaining to various ERs under MTCTE has been extended up to 30.06.2024 or till further orders. The new notification has exemptions for the below ER/Variants- Media Gateway Mobile Radio Trunking Systems Repeater for Cellular Network Precision Timing Protocol Grand […]

De-Notification of Hybrid Set Top Box from the MTCTE Scope

Hybrid Set- Top Boxes

TEC has announced the De-notification of Hybrid Set- Top Boxes from the MTCTE Scope. Hybrid Set Top Boxes were part of MTCTE Phase-V Notification. The Link to official notification is as below: https://www.mtcte.tec.gov.in/filedownload?name=downloadDocument_20240125145504.pdf Contact us for more information.

Requirements and Exemptions for “PON Family of Broadband Equipment”

passive optical network

TEC has announced the new requirements for some parameters under “PON Family of Broadband Equipment” . Please refer to the table below for detailed overview: ER Parameter  Standard Name as per ER    Remarks  Protocol Test for any PON Interface  As per Standard Mentioned in the ER  Exempted till 30.06.2024 (vide letter No. 5-5/2021-TC/TEC dated 08.01.2024)  Automatic Laser Shut-Down […]

Parallel Testing: Pilot Project to Permanent Scheme 

BIS Parallel Testing - Electronic Products

BIS has started the implementation of parallel testing concept of Mobile Phone since 19th Dec followed by adding the product categories Wireless Earphone and Tablet/Notebook/Laptop. Since then, after analysing the flow of applications submitted as Parallel testing guidelines, BIS has realised the need of converting Pilot project into a Permanent Scheme in BIS. Now, the scheme is active […]

Extension of mandatory certification date for 12 products (ERs) notified under phase-III and IV of MTCTE by three months i.e. from 01.01.2024 to 01.04.2024

The deadline for the mandatory certification of 12 products (ERs) among the 44 products listed under MTCTE phase-III and IV is extended by three months, from 01.01.2024 to 01.04.2024. The specific products included in this extension are detailed in Annexure-I.  S No  ER Product  Notified in Phase  1  Base Station for Cellular Network  Phase-III  2  […]

Re-categorization of notified products as GCS and SCs category and reduction of fee charged for ER based applications under MTCTE W.e.f. 01.01.2024

To help Manufacturers and OEMs and to further promote ease of doing business TEC has accorded for re-categorization of notified products under MTCTE as GCS (General Certification Scheme) & SCS (Simplified Certification Scheme) under Mandatory Testing and Certification scheme. Only 12 products are now under the GCS scheme now, rest of the products are under […]

Extension in Renewal of Washing Machine

The revised star label validity period of Washing Machine is from Jan 1st 2024 to 31st Dec 2026. As per the same, manufacturer has the time till 31st Dec 2023 to get the star label of existing model as per revised star label validity period. However, BEE has given the extension for renewing the existing model as per […]

60GHz V Band in India.

Last date to send the comments for TRAI Consultation paper No. 22/2023  on ‘Assignment of Spectrum in E&V Bands, and Spectrum for Microwave Access (MWA) &. Microwave Backbone (MWB)’ was 13th of December 2023 and extended a couple of more times.   TRAI’s response to the consultation paper comments awaited by all stakeholders/Manufacturer’s on de-licensing the complete V band […]

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