Powers & Functions

Powers & Functions of Electrical Inspectorate 

  • Safe  operation  and  maintenance  of  Electrical  installation  to  avoid electrical  fatal, non-fatal accidents and loss of property due to fire caused by electricity as per the provision of The Electricity Act. 2003 ( formerly The Indian Electricity Act 1910) and the intimation of accidents (Form and Time of Service of notice)  Rules, 2016.
  • Inquiry of Electrical accidents :-    " Under The Intimations of Accidents (Form and time of Service of notice) Rules 2005 (Formerly rule 44A of the I.E. Rules 1956 )  & the  intimation  of  accidents  (Form  and  Time   of  Service  of  notice)  Rules,  2016. 
  • Inquiry of electrical accidents is carried out by this department and report thereof is sent to the Energy Department (The Administrative Department). 
  • Approval  of  HT/EHT  installations  :-  Regulation  43  of  CEA  Regulation  2010 (formerly rule 63 of I.E. Rules 1956) approval  of consumers` HT/EHT installation is accorded by this department to energise the installation by the concerned discom. 
  • There  is  a  periodical  inspection  scheme  under  Regulation  30  of  The Central Electricity Authority (Measures Relating to Safety and Electric supply) Regulations 2010  (formerly  rule  46  of  I.E.  Rules  1956)  for  the  installation  referred  above  to observe safely.
  • Approvals  to  consumers  to  install  and  energise  Electrical  Generators  is also accorded  by  this  department  under  Regulation  32  of  The  Central Electricity Authority  (Measures Relating to Safety and Electric supply) Regulations 2010  and Rajasthan Gazette notification No. F.23(3) Energy/2015. 
  • Approval  of  Electrical  installation  in  multi  Storeyed  buildings  in accorded  under regulation 36 of The Central Electricity Auithority (Measures Relating to Safety and Electric supply) Regulations 2010 (Formerly Rule 50A of I.E Rules, 1956) Electrical Contractors` licences, Certificates to Electrical Supervisors and permits to Electrical  Wiremen  are  issued  by  this  department  under  Regulation 29  of  The Central  Electricity  Authority  (Measures  Relating  to  Safety  and  Electric  supply) Regulations  2010  (Formerly  Rule  45  of  I.E  Rules  1956).  For   this  purpose  a Technical committee is working in this department.
  • Inspection  of  Cinemas  (Initial  &  periodical)  and  Grant  of  licence  to Cinema operators  are also the functions of this department under Rule 10(b), 12(1), 68 of The Rajasthan Cinema (Reg.)  Rule 1959 (Formerly Rajasthan cinema (Reg.) Act. 1952 respectively.
  • For the safety of VVIPs & VIPs From electrical hazards during their visit to the State prior inspections are carried out by the officials of this department and certificates are issue as required in blue book.