In exercise of the powers conferred by Regulation 29 of the “Measures Relating to Safety and Electric Supply Regulations 2010” notified by Central Electricity Authority, the Administrator, Chandigarh Administration is pleased to constitute a licensing board under delegation of power by the Central Govt. issued Vide Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. Of India, New Delhi notification No.S.O.721(E) dated 22/06/2004 to the extent and subject to the conditions that the authority for issuing Licence to the Electrical Contractors, and issuing or recognizing certificates of competency, under Regulation 29, shall vest in the Licensing Board to be constituted and shall be exercised by the said Board in accordance with the procedure prescribed in the notification.
The office of Electrical Inspector-cum-Secretary, Chandigarh Licensing Board is basically statutory. It is governed under Electricity Act 2003 and Central Electricity Authority(Measures relating to safety and electric supply) Regulations, 2010. The Electrical Inspector inspects the Electrical Installations and investigates into Electrical accident cases under the jurisdiction of U.T. Chandigarh. The Licensing Board grants contractors’ licenses, supervisor Certificates of competency and Wireman permits to the eligible candidates.