glimpses of some of the iahc achievements :


  1. REMOVAL OF PERFORMANCE BANK GUARANTEE FOR RS 5 LAKHS
  2. RE INTRODUCTION OF NEGATIVE TOLERANCE OF 2 PPT IN IS 1417:2016 THROUGH MTD – 10. AFTER MAY 2014, ABOUT 140 AHCS WERE DE RECOGNIZED DUE TO MARGINAL FAILURE IN SAMPLES AS NEGATIVE TOLERANCE WAS DELETED AT THAT TIME. 
  3. ROYALTY FOR METROS WAS DECLARED AS RS 5.00 PER ARTICLE WITH OUT SUBSEQUENT INCREASE IN HALLMARKING CHARGES, WHICH WAS DEFERRED
  4. PRESERVATION TIME OF CHECK GOLD CORNETS – PREVIOUSLY AS PER BIS DIRECTIONS – NOW CHANGED  TO FOR LAST 30 ASSAYS ONLY
  5. USE OF BIS LOGO AND PHRASE BIS APPROVED ASSAYING & HALLMARKING CENTRE ON STATIONARY ALLOWED WHICH WAS RESTRICTED IN MAY 2014
  6. Previously cooling period for not eligible to apply for recognition in case of de recognition of  the promoter or his close relative due to any unethical practices was five years, now one year
  7. CCTV RECORDINGS – PREVIOUSLY FOR 90 DAYS AND NOW FOR 30 DAYS
  8. GRANT / RENEWAL OF RECOGNITION AUTHORITY GIVEN TO DDGR, PREVIOUSLY WITH HHMD, THERE BY SAVING LOT OF TIME.
  9. PREVIOUSLY THREE AUDITS WERE THERE AT THE TIME OF RECOGNITION – PRELIMINARY VISIT, GRANT OF RECOGNITION AND INITIATION AUDIT;  NOW ONLY ONE AUDIT – RECOGNITION AUDIT, THIS MADE IT POSSIBLE TO GET APPROVAL OF NEW AHC WITHIN 3 MONTHS AGAINST MINIMUM 6 MONTHS AS REQUIRED PREVIOUSLY. ALSO SAVED  LOT OF MONEY OF AHC.
  10. RENEWAL ASSESSMENT WAS PREVIOUSLY CARRIED OUT BY TWO OFFICERS FOR TWO DAYS, NOW IT IS ONE OFFICER FOR TWO DAYS, THERE BY SAVING MONEY AND TIME OF AHC
  11. AREA REQUIREMENT OF FURNACE ROOM CHANGED TO “PREFERABLE” INSTEAD OF  “MINIMUM”.
  12. DY. ASSAY MASTER NEED NOT BE B. SC. (CHEMISTRY) AND CAN HAVE QUALIFICATION OF 12TH SCIENCE PASS WITH 2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.
  13. SEGREGATION OF SILVER & GOLD HALLMARKING LICENSE
  14. FIGHTING LEGAL CASE ON BEHALF OF ALL MEMBERS AGAINST CLAIM OF INFRINGEMENT OF LASER PATENT WITH MR BHARAT BHOGILAL PATEL.
  15. FEE STRUCTURE FOR CERTIFICATION OF JEWELLERS REDUCED CONSIDERABLY, LINKED TO TURNOVER AND MADE OPERATIVE FOR 5 YEARS.
  16. GRADUAL RISE IN HALLMARKING CHARGES FROM RS 18 PER PIECE TO RS 25 PER PIECE AND THEN TO RS 35 PER PIECE.
  17. CONVINCED INDIA GOVERNMENT MINT TO ACCEPT SAMPLE OF GOLD &SILVER BY COURIER AND SEND THE REPORT BY E MAIL, THERE BY SAVING LOT OF TIME AND MONEY OF AHCS.
  18. SUCCESSFULLY PREVENTED SELF CERTIFICATION SCHEME FROM BEING IMPLEMENTED.
  19. THREE CONSECUTIVE FAILURES IN A YEAR (EITHER IN PURITY OR ON DETECTION OF UNWANTED ELEMENTS) THEN DE RECOGNITION WITH MONETARY PENALTY. NOW RELAXED AS PER NEW GUIDELINES.
  20. NOMINATED AS AD HOC COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR THE FORMATION OF  DOMESTIC COUNCIL FOR GEMS & JEWELLERY, IN SPITE OF DELIBERATE TRY TO KEEP IAHC AWAY BY MANY INFLUENCING OTHER STAKE HOLDERS.
  21. MANY JEWELLERY ASSOCIATION HAS ACCEPTED IAHC AS THEIR SUPPORTIVE ASSOCIATION AND ARE USING OUR LOGO ON THEIR BANNER IN VARIOUS EVENTS.
  22. MANDATORY HALLMARKING – IAHC TOOK GREAT EFFORT TO CONVINCE VARIOUS JEWELLERS ASSOCIATIONS THAT IAHC IS CAPABLE OF MEETING THE INCREASED DEMAND, IF MANDATORY HALLMARKING IS IMPLEMENTED WITH OUT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF AHCS.
  23. IAHC TOOK GREAT EFFORT IN FIXING THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF AHC LIMITED TO PROCEDURE OF TESTING BEFORE VARIOUS STACK HOLDERS.
  24. ROADMAP TO MANDATORY REGIME WAS PREPARED AND BIS & MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS WAS CONVINCED TO OUR VIEW POINTS.
  25. SOLVED THE ISSUE OF INVOICE & PAYMENT PROCEDURE OF ROYALTY TO BIS BY AHC.
  26. STRONG REPRESENTATION WAS MADE AGAINST NON INVITATION TO IAHC IN ANY OF THE MEETINGS OF NITI AAYOG AND THUS NON INCLUSION OF OUR VIEWS IN THE FINAL REPORT OF NITI AYOG SUBMITTED TO PMO. THUS ABLE TO CONVINCE MINISTRY THAT THE REPORT IS BIASED.