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Objective

For the development of the state, electricity infrastructure is an essential and basic need. Careless usage of electricity could cause a terrible accident while wise and conservative use of the same could be an impetus for economic development of the state. Effective implementation of the Electricity Laws in the State and collection of Electricity Duty which is an important revenue for the State are the basic responsibility of this Office.

Two separate offices under the same Department known as (1) The Chief Electrical Inspectorate and (ii) the Collector of Electricity Duty perform the aforesaid functions. Both the offices are headed by the common Head of the Department designated as the Chief Electrical Inspector and Collector of Electricity Duty.

(1) Office of The Chief Electrical Inspector

Administration of Electricity Laws, inspection of electrical installations for ensuring electrical safety, Energy Audit and administration of Lift Laws are the main functions of the office of the Chief Electrical Inspector and several subordinate offices situated in the State.

(2) Office of the Collector of Electricity Duty

Perpetual monitoring of the recovery of electricity duty, which is an important revenue, being collected by the suppliers of electricity and remitted to the State Government is carried out by the office of the Collector of Electricity Duty. Function of ensuring recovery of electricity duty from the consumers having self-generation of electricity is also carried out by the office of the Collector of Electricity Duty.

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