Standardization Division was established as per the Bhutan Standards Act 2010 to develop and publish national standards and also facilitate their implementation to assure promotion of quality infrastructure,and services critical to the economic development of
the country.Besides publishing the national standards,the Division facilitates the implementation of the standards through publicity and creating awareness programmes of the standards.
Standards are formulated following the international best practice.
What is a standard?
“Standard is a document that provides requirements, specifications, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose”
Civil Engineering Standards
Food and Agricultural Products
Environment Management Standards
Concerned/interested stakeholders are requested to send the comments through standard commenting template in hardcopies addressed to Director General, BSB or through standardization online services under voting and commenting section at http://www.bsb.gov.bt/standards/votingonline/index
For enquiries, please contact Mr. Tashi Tenzin at 02-325104/17943800 during office hours. The comments should be submitted in the commenting template and those received in other format will not be entertained. The general stakeholders can refer below to download the draft standards and the commenting template for comments.
Invitation for Comments ( Wide Circulation)
Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB) would like to announce that the Draft Bhutan Healthcare Standard for Quality Assurance is wide circulated for comments from 15/01/18 to 14/02/18. Therefore, the relevant stakeholders, both private and government agencies are invited to make comments or any suggestions.
Concerned/interested stakeholders are requested to send the comments through commenting template in hardcopies addressed to Director General, BSB or email at firstname.lastname@example.org before the dateline. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Cheten Zangmo at 02-325104/17548615 during office hours.The comments should be submitted in the commenting template and those received in other format will not be entertained.The general stakeholders can refer below to download the standard and template for comments.
The Board of Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB) during its 9th Board Meeting held on 26th April 2018 endorsed a list of 87 Bhutan National Standards (BTS) for Civil Engineering, Food & Agriculture, Basic & Management Systems, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pharmaceuticals & Traditional Medicines, Wood & Timber Products, and Mechanical Engineering.
While the National Standards published by BSB are voluntary in nature, any agency desiring to use BSB standards for mandatory purpose may do so through a separate directives or regulations. (Note*** The list of the standards is updated under - Buy standards - List of Bhutan Standards)