The Electrical Inspectorate is a Department of the Government of Kerala.
It was formed by the Government vide G.O. (Ms) No.28 / 68 / PW. Dated 20-10-1968,
The Chief Electrical Inspector to Government of Kerala is the Head of the Department.
The Chief Electrical Inspector is assisted by an Additional Chief Electrical Inspector, Deputy Chief Electrical Inspector, Electrical Inspectors, Deputy Electrical Inspectors, Assistant Electrical Inspectors Administrative Officer, Accounts Officer and a Law Officer in the Headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram.
The Department has district offices in all the Districts of Kerala State, headed by an Electrical Inspector in 11 districts. Deputy Chief Electrical Inspector is the head of district office, Ernakulam , Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram
A Meter Testing and Standards Laboratory (MTSL) is functioning under the Department offering calibration and testing facilities for various electrical equipment and meters. This lab is having NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) accreditation for current & voltage parameters.
Electrical Testing Laboratory facilities are available in the main Lab at Trivandrum and regional Laboratories attached to major district offices.
A Mobile Testing Unit is available at MTSL, Thiruvananthapuram.
Two Boards namely Kerala State Electricity Licensing Board and Board of Examiners for Cinema Operators are functioning under this department.