A Curb on cheap telephone brands by Telecom Dept.
Keeping in view the health hazards from cheap mobile phones, Telecom department is poised to keep a check on them. An ordinance was passed in lieu of this. Around 25 crores of mobiles phones were being sold in India per year. BIS (Bureau of Indian Standard) has approved 15 electronic items. Mobile phones is one among them. Qualitative measures and certification for the existing brands in black market is under focus.