KAZAKHSTAN   
Area: 2 717,3 thousand-sq. km
Population: 16.658 millions inhabitants
Capital: Astana
last update: 05.07.2016

The activity in the field of metrology in the Republic of Kazakhstan is regulated by the Law on Assuring the Uniformity of Measurements establishing legal, economic and organizational bases of the uniformity of measurements. This Law is directed towards the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of the citizens and economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan from the consequences of invalid measurement results.

 

The Committee of Technical Regulation and Me­trology of the Ministry of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (MEMST) is a national body state administration in charge of activities aimed at ensuring the uniformity of measurements.

Chairperson: Mr. Birzhan Kaneshev

Address: Center of Measurement Standards, Left bank of the river Ishim, Orynbor Str., 11,

010000, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan

Telephone: +7(7172)  27 07 01

E-mail: sdandart@memst.kz

Website: www.memst.kz

 

In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Ka­zakhstan on Assuring the Uniformity of Measure­ments the main objectives of MEMST are:

•formation and realization of the state policy on assuring the measurement uniformity;

•coordination of activity of the metrology services of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

•establishment of measurement units admitted for application;

•organization of the conducting of research activities in the field of metrology;

•establishment of the rules of creation, approval, storage, use and comparisons of state measurement standards, improvement of measurement standard base of measurement units of the Republic of

Kazakhstan;

•organization of comparisons of the results of verifying and calibrating measuring instruments;

•establishment of a classification of national standards of units used on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

•determination of the order of developing and approving normative documents on the assurance of measurement uniformity;

•determination of the common metrological requirements to instruments, measurement methods and results, procedures for verifying measuring instruments;

•determination of the order of using, producing and repairing measuring instruments;

•organization of the maintenance of the register of the state system of assuring measurement uniformity;

•organization and carrying out of the state metrological control;

•representation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in international and regional metrological organizations;

• organization of the proficiency development of specialists in the field of metrology.

 

Republic State Enterprise “Kazakhstan Institute of Metrology” (RSE “KazInMetr”) is a state scientific metrological centre.  

General Director: Mr. Vassiliy Mikhalchenko

Address: Center of Measurement Standards, Left bank of the river Ishim, Orynbor Str.11,

010000, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan

Telephone: +7172 27 09 99

E-mail: 87020000667@mail.ru

Website: www.kazinmetr.kz

 

RSE “KazInMetr” carries out:

•activity directed towards the development of metrology in the republic;

•scientific-technical, practical,  organizational-methodical activities with the purpose of  improving the bases of the state system of assuring measurement uniformity of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

•creation and improvement of the measurement standards base of measurement units of the Republic of Kazakhstan, measurement standards comparisons;

• participation in improving the legal and normative bases of the state system of assuring measurement uniformity;

• harmonization of normative documents on metrology with international requirements;

• pattern approval of measuring instruments produced in the Republic of Kazakhstan and imported measuring instruments on type approval;

•information and normative support of organisations in the field of metrology;

•raising of the level of skills and further training of specialists in the field of metrology.

 

The international cooperation of MEMST in the field of metrology is realised within:

•International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML);

•General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM);

•Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions (COOMET);

• Euro-Asian Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification (EASC);

Interregional Standardization Association (IRSA);

• International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO);

•Asian-Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP).

Interregional Standardization Association (IRSA);

•International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO);

•Asian-Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP).

In 2006 RSE “KazInMetr” signed The Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for national measurement standards and for calibration and measurement certificates issued by national metrology institutes. In 2008 Republic of Kazakhstan became a full member to Metre Convention.

Currently Kazakhstan published 51 rows CMC data in CMC database on the BIPM web site, as the result of participation in international comparisons of measurement standarts.

The state service of reference substances and materials of composition and properties hosted by RSE “KazInMetr” have been performing since 2002; the state service of time and frequency and the state service of reference data of physical constants and properties of substances and materials have been performing since 2005.

Besides the State Metrology Service the national metrology infrastructure includes a number of organizations, accredited for calibration of measuring instruments, evaluation of measurement methods.