Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

EAEU will introduce smartphones and laptop marking 

The proposal of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council to identify telephone sets and portable computer equipment weighing up to 10 kg with marking measures will take effect on November 9, in compliance with the regulation specified in Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Decision No. 110, dated September 27, 2023.  The EAEU allows member states to develop […]

The UK government announces ‘indefinite’ CE certification acceptance in the market.

The government’s decision to recognise CE marking indefinitely means that companies no longer must change completely to UKCA marking for 18 product categories.  On August 1, 2023, the UK Department of Business and Trade (DBT) confirmed that the European ‘CE’ safety label for products will be retained permanently.  Compliance with and application of the CE […]

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Government of UK

An important notification has been announced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Government of UK, stating that the required UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking deadline has been extended by an additional two years i.e., till 31st Dec 2024.  For further two years, the government will continue to recognize the CE marking on […]

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