The Metrology Society of India (MSI) is a registered Society under the Registration of the Society Act XXI of 1860. MSI was founded on 1st January 1984 with the aim to promote and disseminate Metrology- The Science of Measurements in its varied aspects.
To provide a forum for exchange of ideas, opinions and experiences of persons and agencies connected with metrology.
To promote better understanding, awareness and appreciation of various aspects of metrology.
To advance knowledge and education in scientific, industrial and legal metrology.
To publish transactions, proceedings, journals and such other publications as may be found desirable.
To set up and maintain a library, information centre and museum connected with metrology.
To organize lectures, seminars, colloquia, conferences, workshops and expositions on metrology.
To design, promote, participate in and conduct short, long and refresher courses on scientific, industrial and legal metrology.
To cooperate and coordinate with Government and other organizations with a view to promote a national measurement system.
To advise and assist the Government in formulating legislative and other measures for further growth of metrology in the country.
To uphold, protect and advance the interests of the persons engaged in metrology.
To do all such other lawful things as are incidental or conductive to the above aims and objectives.
These activities have been sustained all these years and have helped to foster interaction amongst metrologists employed in industries, laboratories, R&D and academic institutions.
MSI has been organizing technical activities such as workshops/symposia/seminars/lectures, etc. in various fields of metrology, which provide a good opportunity to review the rapid and multi-disciplinary developments taking place in industry, in research and in education. MSI is publishing since October 1985, a quarterly journal, which is now SCI Journal, MAPAN -Journal of Metrology Society of India, exclusively devoted to metrology. It is being abstracted by INSPEC DATA BASE, U.K. The journal is guided by an international editorial board. The members receive the copy of journal, free of cost.