Noise Regulation in India [Alignment with UNR 41-04]

Agenda 2-7
Next Stage of Noise Regulation in India
[Alignment with UNR 41-04]
SIAM – JAMA Two-Wheeler Group Meeting
31st October 2014, Goa
Noise Regulation (Current status)
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 Indian Noise Standard IS 3028 is in process of alignment with UNR 41-04.
 Revised standard has included changes as proposed by SIAM:
1. ASEP is optional requirement for all category of vehicles.
2. Indian administrative changes are incorporated.
3. Requirement related to fibrous material is not applicable for paper & foam
4. Provision for Stationary noise is not included in the revised standard.
5. Transitory Provision for Implementation incorporated in draft standard.
 Revised standard has been cleared by Technical Committee of BIS (Bureau
Of Indian Standard).
 Standard is in process of printing at BIS.
Noise Regulation – Implementation
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Next Step for Implementation
1. Standard Finalized by BIS (TED 4)
2. Printing of Standard by BIS
Status of Standard Printing at BIS is still not known as many other documents are pending at BIS for
printing for a long time
3. Discussion for Implementation - [MoRTH & MoEF]
(MoRTH : Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, MoEF : Ministry of Environment and Forest)
Implementation Plan
Implementation plan, lead-time etc. will be discussed only after the standard is
b) SIAM proposal is for implementation of the revised Noise Standard along with
Next Stage Emission Norms i.e. BS V.
Estimation of implementation time is very difficult as Two ministries are
involved in the decision making. (MoRTH, MoEF)

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