The Wireless Planning and Coordination (WPC) Wing in India has released Gazette G.S.R. 870(E) “Use of Very Low Power Radio Frequency Devices or Equipment for Inductive Applications (Exemption from License) Rules, 2021” on December 21, 2021.
These rules are now in effect and are not applicable to wireless equipment that has already been type approved under the “Use of Very Low Power Radio Frequency Devices or Equipment for Inductive Applications (Exemption from Licensing Requirement) Rules, 2015.”
Under the new Rules, 2021, the Inductive Applications include:
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) applications such as automatic article identification
Near Field Communications (NFC) applications such as those used for data transfer to handheld devices
Anti-theft systems including Radio Frequency (RF) antitheft induction systems such as Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS)
Wireless control systems
Wireless voice links
Automatic road tolling
Wireless power transfer (WPT) or wireless charging through inductive loop system having radiocommunication between the transmitter and receiver.