Know what is the history of World Metrology Day


World Metrology Day is celebrated globally on 20 May every year. On this day many nations collaborate to create awareness about metrology and its advancement in related fields internationally. The theme of World Metrology Day 2021 is Measurement for Health. This theme has been chosen to create awareness about the important role of measurement in health and thus the well being of all of us.

History of World Metrology Day: World Metrology Day is celebrated as an annual celebration of the signing of the Meter Convention on 20 May 1875 in Paris, France by representatives of seventeen countries. The World Metrology Day project was jointly released by the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) and the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM).

Important facts for all competitive exams:

International Organization for Legal Metrology Headquarters: Paris, France.
International Organization of Legal Metrology founded: 1955.

Theme: The theme of World Metrology Day in the year 2022 is going to be very unique, yes this year’s theme is Metrology in the Digital Age.

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