Introduction

NBSM, as NMI, is maintaining the physical standards of measurements and giving metrological services in the country. NBSM also functions as government agency for implementation of legal and scientific metrology.

Scientific Metrology Section is responsible for establishing the national standards, providing traceability to the working standards of satellite offices of NBSM which are responsible for legal metrology in Nepal, providing calibration services of instruments used in research & testing laboratories as well as laboratories in the manufacturing industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, paints, cement, etc.

Mass, Volume and Density and Temperature Laboratories are accredited according to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India.

Laboratory

Scientific Metrology Section is under scientific metrology division. It has six calibration laboratories in operation.

Services

Scientific Metrology Section provides calibration services to different section of NBSM, general public, regulatory bodies and private sectors on the first come first serve basis.

Inhouse
Calibration

Mass, Volumetric measures, Caliper, Scale, Thermometer, Humidity meter, Pressure Gauges Electrical Multimeter etc.

Onsite
Calibration

Weighing Instruments, Compressive Strength Testing Machine, Universal Testing Machine etc.

Training and
Awarness

Introduction Metrology, Benifits of Metrology, calibration of instruments, internal calibration etc.

Calibration Services Delivery

  • Bring application letter (in the given format) along with equipment (except for on-site calibration) to the Scientific Metrology Section (Block C of NBSM)
  • The customer will be given Job ID along with the tentative date of calibratio
  • The customer will also be given a pay slip with the amount to be paid for the calibration.
  • The customer then shall make payment at NBSM revenue section then register the application letter at the NBSM registration section.
  • The customers shall come back to receive the calibrated equipment along with the calibration certificate on the given date.
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  • Application Form
  • Calibration Fees
  • Services Delivered in Fiscal Year 2076/77

    712

    Inhouse Calibration

    624

    Onsite Calibration

    8

    Training

    Personnel

    NBSM is headed by Director General. Scientific Metrology Division headed by deputy director general.Scientific Metrology Section is under scientific metrology division and headed by director.Each calibration laboratory is headed by a metrologist (officer level).

    Bishwo Babu Pudasaini
    Director General info@nbsm.gov.np01-4356810

    Dina Nath Mishra
    Deputy Director General dn_mis@yahoo.com01-4356672

    Rakesh  Kumar  Jha

    Rakesh Kumar Jha
    Directorrakesh.jha65@yahoo.com01-4356810

    Bhuban Dawadi

    Bhuban Dawadi
    Mass Laboratory Head

    Maunta Manandhar

    Maunta Manandhar
    Volume and Density Laboratory Head

    Rosan Gautam

    Rosan Gautam
    Pressure and Force Laboratory Head

    Pabitra Koirala

    Pabitra Koirala
    Temperature and Humidity Laboratory Head

    Umesh Acharya

    Umesh Acharya
    Scientific Metrology Section