The FISSBA promotes research and development of batteries and battery applied products, environmental preservation, recycling, quality and performance improvement, and product safety.
The FISSBA intends to promote the sound development of the battery and battery-operated products industries as well as other related industries, thus assisting the progress of industry in general while ensuring safety in and contributing to the improvement in the quality of people's lives.
The FISSBA prepares standards for manufacturing and Handling batteries and appliances based on guidelines from the Ministry of Environment and Forest, the former MITI Agency of Industrial Science and Technology.
The FISSBA promotes recycling activities such as the collection of used batteries for recycling, based on "Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources" and "Wastes Disposal and Public Cleaning Law." It also undertakes advertising activities to promote the collection and recycling of lead-acid batteries. Additionally, the general incorporated association IRBRC (India Rechargeable Battery Recycling Center), which was established under the FISSBA, promotes the collection and recycling of portable rechargeable batteries.
The FISSBA also promotes recycling technology for used primary dry batteries.
Internationally, the FISSBA participates in the Trilateral Working Group conference (TWG) , related conferences in Europe and America, the OECD working group and other groups in order to exchange information and promote international collaboration.
The FISSBA works to promote appropriate national regulations against water and air pollution in order to address environmental concerns.