UNBS in Brief
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The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS.
The Mandate of UNBS is:
- Formulation and promotion of the use of standards;
- Enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products;
- Ensuring fairness in trade and precision in industry through reliable measurement systems; and
- Strengthening the economy of Uganda by assuring the quality of locally manufactured products to enhance the competitiveness of exports in regional and international markets.
A leading institution of international repute in provision of sustainable standardization services.
To provide standards, measurements and conformity assessment services for improved quality of life.
Professionalism, Customer focus, Integrity, Teamwork & Innovation.
For More information, please contact:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area
P.O.Box 6329 Kampala
Tel.: +256-414-505995 /
+256-414-222369/0800133133 TOLL FREE