Electrical Safety Week 2017( May 1st  2017- May 7th 2017) - Inauguration of Programmes

The Electrical Safety Week  is being organised by the Department every year to create  public awareness for safe handling of Electricity and thereby to reduce the electrical accidents. During the Electrical Safety Week , awareness programmes are organised thorugh out the State.  This year the safety awareness programmes were organised in association with Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd, Kerala Fires and Rescue Services,Energy Management Centre, Agency for Non Conventional Energy and Rural Technology & Institute of Engineers (India).  The inauguration of the programmes was done by   Hon. Minister for Electricy       Sri. M .M Mani on 2nd May 2017 at Institute of Engineers Hall, Thiruvananthapuram. The meeting was presided over by Sri. Paul Antony IAS, Addl Chief Secretary Sri. V C Anil Kumar , Chief Electrical Inspector welcomed the gathering. Dr.K. Elangovan IAS CMD, KSEBL spoke on reducing the electrical accident. All the participants took a Pledge on safe handling of Electricity. A Drama was organised after the meeting. The theme of the Drama  was the  real incidents of the fatal electrical accidents  and its cause.

 

Drama - Narrating to YAMAN & CHITRAGUPTAN, how she got electicuted while using non standard Iron Box Drama - Narrating to YAMAN & CHITRAGUPTAN, how he got electicuted while fishing using electric supply taken unauthorisely from electrical post

 

International Conference on Electrical Safety 2017

The International Conference on Electrical Safety was organised by Electrical Inspectorate on 17th &18th February 2017 at Thiruvananthapuram.

The Conference was inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan.        Hon. Minister for Electricity Sri. M.M Mani presided over the function.

The technical session was handled by renowned experts in Electrical Engineering and safety aspects. Eight technical papers  were presented in the conference which dealt with the different aspects of improving electrical safety and new ways of reducing the accidents. Delegates included Engineers from the Electrical Inspectorate, Industries, Government Department, Public and Private Sector and representatives of A Class Contractors and Supervisors

 

 

Kerala State e - Governance Award 2009

Special Jury Award : The Electrical Inspectorate Department for the in-house development and maintenance of cost-effective touch screen information kiosks to Sri.K.K.Unni, Chief Electrical Inspector to Government of Kerala and R.K.Subramonian, Deputy Electrical Inspectoron 4 th November 2010 in the presence of Dr.P. Prabhakaran, Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala, Sri.T.P.Sreenivasan, Former Diplomat and Sri. D. Ajay Kumar IAS, Principal Secretary, IT, Government of Kerala

 

 
The Information Kiosk has been set up in the office of the Chief Electrical Inspectorate , in Thiruvananthapuram is a shining example of such Appropriateā€Ÿ technology, created in-house, at a fraction of the cost of comparable commercial systems.
 
“Information @ Fingertips” as it is called provides detailed information such as the structure of the department, important telephone numbers, e-mail IDs of Chief Office, district office and Meter Testing and Standards Laboratory. The details of formalities and procedures for obtaining various licenses such as for wireman / supervisor / contractor licenses are also provided in the system.
 
 
The Information Kiosk provides the details of various fees like inspection fee for electrical installation, cinema operators examination fee and all other fee related to Kerala State Electricity Licensing Board and the respective heads of account for fee remittance. The details pertaining to all examinations conducted by Kerala State Electricity Licensing Board results are also provided in it.. “Electricity Safety tips ” are displayed on the system during idle period.
 
The entire system was developed on simple PC hardware in house with skill sets of the Engineers in the department. The only device specially used was a TFT touch screen. The entire GUIs, information and menu structure and hyperlinks with all front ends were developed by R.K.Subramonian, Deputy Electrical Inspector. No special utility or software was purchased for the development and it was integrated in cost effective way. The entire structure is mounted on an independently designed ergonomic wooden stand. The system was integrated in house with intuitive ideas of the department staff without any proprietary hardware.
 
Since August 2009, the kiosk has filled a need for unmanned information dissemination, simply and cost- effectively, harnessing off the shelf computer tools and the skills of the Electrical Inspectorate’s own staff. Jai ho to that!
 
Service Quality Management System Certification as per IS 15700: 2005 Sevottam Certificate
 
Sri. R.C.Mathew , Head and Director, Bureau of Indian Standards,Thiruvananthapuram is formally handing over the Service Quality Management System Certification Licence as per IS 15700 : 2005 awarded to Department of Electrical Inspectorate, Kerala to Sri A.K .Balan, Honourable Minister for Electricity, Government of Kerala. at a function held on Kanakakuunu Palace, Trivandrum on 7 th May 2010.Sri.M.VijayaKumar, Honourable Minister for Law and Sports , Government of Kerala is also present.
 
 
 
 
 
In the presence of Sri.Paul Antony, Principal Secretary, Power Department, Sri.E.R.Premachandra Bhas, Additional Chief Electrical Inspector and Nodal Officer (Apex Level), Sri.V.Sivankutty, M.L.A., Kerala Legislative Assembly, Sri.V.C.Anil Kumar, Deputy Chief Electrical Inspector, Sri.M.Vijayakumar, Honourable Minister for Law and Sports, Sri.Annavoor Nagappan,Trivandrum District Panchayath President and Sri.K.K.Unni, Chief Electrical Inspector to Government of Kerala.
 
 
The first State Government Office and Department to receive this certification is the State Electrical Inspectorate under Power Department. This is a joyous and proud achievement. It is the motto of the Department to provide customer satisfaction by efficient and disciplined working and to provide electrical safety by following rules and regulations. It is to be specially mentioned that this historic achievement was possible only due to the sincere, devoted and united effort of all the employees of the Department 
 
Kerala State e - Governance Award 2008
 
Shri.V.S.Achuthanandan, Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala presenting the First E- Governance Award 2008 For Diligent and Speedy Implementation of Spark solutions to enable their processes across Kerala to Sri.K.K.Unni, Chief Electrical Inspector to Government of Kerala on 8 th December 2009
 
 
 
Department of Electrical Inspectorate Meter Testing and Standards Laboratory, has been accredited to the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories in accordance with the standard ISO / IEC 17025 : 1999. General Requirements for the Competence of Testing & Calibration Laboratories in the field of Electro Technical Calibration