What are some facts about India that Indians are generally unaware of? by Ameesh Kanwar
Answer by Ameesh Kanwar:
What comes to your mind when you think of mineral water in India or if i ask for few Indian brands of mineral water? You will surely think of following:
But none of them are mineral water as all of them fall in the category of packaged drinking water and there is difference between the two.
Mineral water brands in Indian market are following:
So if you want to check next time whether you are buying packaged drinking water or natural mineral water then kindly refer to BIS code. BIS has published two Indian Standards for Packaged Drinking Water namely IS 13428 for Packaged Natural Mineral Water and IS 14543 for Packaged Drinking Water (Other Than Packaged Natural Mineral Water). You don’t have to remember full codes instead just first two characters of the code. 13 for mineral water and 14 for drinking water.