The Chief Electrical Inspector-cum-Adviser, Government of Assam has been made the State Designated Agency under Section 15(d) of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 by the Government of Assam in September 2002 to coordinate, regulate and enforce provisions of the EC Act within the State of Assam.
Inspectorate of Electricity, under the Power (Electricity) Department, Government of Assam is a Directorate Level establishment with the Chief Electrical Inspector -cum- Adviser as the Head of the Directorate.
The objective of the Inspectorate of Electricity is also to implement and administer the following Acts, Rules and Regulations to ensure safety. Certain provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003 and the Rules made under the Act. Certain provisions of the Assam Cinema (Regulation) Rules, 1960.
- The Assam Electrical Licensing Board Regulation, 1992
- Assam Lift & Escalators Act, 2006
- The Lift & Escalator Rules, 2010
The Head Office of the Inspectorate of Electricity, Assam is at Guwahati with four Zonal Offices at Silchar, Tezpur, Jorhat and Dibrugarh.