Self-certification and third party inspection & certification of Boilers


Government of India, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi requested the Government to consider implementation of self-certification and third party inspection & certification of boilers under the provisions of the Boilers Act, 1923 to improve Ease of Doing Business in India.

The Director of Boilers, Telangana, Hyderabad in the reference has submitted proposals for self-certification by owner of Boilers in Telangana State with MS 29 08/12/2015.

Government after careful examination of the matter hereby decided for implementation of self-certification and third party inspection & certification of boilers under the provisions of the Boilers Act, 1923 to improve Ease of Doing Business in the State of Telangana.

Accordingly, the following notification shall be published in the Extraordinary Issue of the Telangana State Gazette:

NOTIFICATION

The State Government of Telangana is satisfied that for rapid industrialization of Telangana State it is necessary to exclude all class of boilers from certain provisions of Boilers Act, 1923 (No. 5 of 1923).

Now, therefore in exercise of the power conferred by sub-section (3) of section 34 of Boilers Act – 1923 (No. 5 of 1923), the Governor of Telangana hereby exempt all class of Boilers, which have been installed in the State of Telangana or which will be installed in the State in future, from the operation of the provisions of sub-section (c) of section-6, sub-section-3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 of section-8, section-10, sub-section-1 (a) & 1 (b) of section-14 & section-19, 20, 21 of the Act, subject to following conditions, namely:-

A certificate authorizing the use of Boiler / Economizer ceases to be force due to an accident or steaming off of the boiler and it pressure parts or steam pipes, attached thereto, the owner of the boiler shall apply to the concerned Boiler Inspector for renewal therefore for such period as may be prescribed by regulations. In other cases the owner may apply for renewal after inspection by designated competent person as provisioned in sub section (3) of Section 8 or through concerned Boiler Inspector as per his choice.

The inspection of the boiler and the boiler components and verification of alteration and addition as per the provisions of the said Act, Rules and Regulations framed thereunder shall be carried out every year by any of the competent person as defined under clause (cb) of section-2 of the Boiler Act, 1923 recognized from time to time under Regulation­ 4J of the Indian Boiler Regulation, 1950. The competent person shall follow instructions and guidelines of the Director of Boilers and shall be liable and responsible for any act, omission or commission committed against the regulation framed thereunder.

The owner of the boiler will carry out repairs, if necessary of his boiler, under regulation 392 and 392A of Indian Boiler Regulation 1950, through a certified appropriate class repairer and shall get inspection done of his boiler by competent person. The repairs if necessary of boiler and inspection of boiler shall be carried out as per provisions of Indian Boiler Regulation 1950.

 Material to be used for repair of boiler and testing thereafter shall be as per technical specification prescribed under Indian Boiler Regulation 1950. Welder employed for welding during repair of boiler shall possess a valid certificate of appropriate class as prescribed in Chapter XIII of Indian Boiler Regulation 1950. Records of inspection repair, repairer, welder, material test certificate destructive testing & non destructive testing shall be maintained by the owner of boiler and shall be produced to the Director of Boilers on demand.

After satisfactory repairs; if carried out; and inspection of boiler, the owner of the boiler and the competent persons shall issue ‘Certificate to Boiler’ as appended with this notification declaring that the boiler is fit to operate at approved working pressure for a period of twelve months from the date of inspection. This scheme shall be called “Self Certification of Boiler”. It is an optional provision.

The owner of the boiler shall submit Self-Certificate of Boiler in two copies along with challan of renewal inspection fee as prescribed under rules or regulations within fifteen days from date of inspection to the Director of Boilers as prescribed from time to time. On receipt of Certificate and challan the Director of Boilers shall record certificate & challan in Memorandum of Inspection book and then return within fifteen days. One copy of Certificate duly acknowledged, along with the Fitness Certificate shall be given to the owner of the boiler. At the discretion for the owner of the Boiler, procedure may be completed through on-line means. The process of self-certification of boiler under this scheme be deemed to be completed after acknowledgment by Director of Boilers, Telangana State.

It will be responsibility of the owner of the boiler to maintain his boiler as per provisions of Boilers Act, 1923 and regulations /rules framed under the Act. He/she will also be responsible for any violation of the provisions or accident.

The owner of the boilers, if opting for the scheme of “Self Certification of Boilers”, such owner shall give valid bank guarantee in favour of the Director of Boilers, Telangana State:-

For boiler up to 93 square meters heating surface area (rating) Rs: 5000/-

For boiler exceeding 93 square meters heating surface area (rating) Rs: 20000/-

The owner of boiler is at liberty to withdraw from the scheme at any time duly informing the Director of Boilers, Telangana State. The bank guarantee which is deposited by the owner shall be returned to the owner of boiler. No interest shall be payable on the security deposit.

BOILER INSPECTION FEE

As per G.O.Ms.No.56, dated: 23.06.1997 of Energy (CC-Boilers) Department

 

Sl.No Description Fees in Rs.
1 For Boiler Rating not exceeding 25 sq.Mtrs. 1,000
2 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 25 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 50 Sq Mtrs. 1,500
3 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 50 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 75 Sq Mtrs. 2,000
4 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 75 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 100 Sq Mtrs. 2,500
5 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 100 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 150 Sq Mtrs. 4,000
6 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 150 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 200 Sq Mtrs. 5,000
7 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 200 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 300 Sq Mtrs. 7,500
8 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 300 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 500 Sq Mtrs. 12,000
9 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 500 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 1000 Sq Mtrs. 16,000
10 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 1000 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 2000 Sq Mtrs. 25,000
11 For Boiler Rating Exceeding 2000 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 4000 Sq Mtrs. 46,000

 

Above 4000 Sq.Mtrs. every 100 Sq. Mtrs. Or part thereof then additional fee of Rs. 250/- shall be charged.

SPL INSPECTION FEE

(with effect from 23.06.1997)

 

For a length not exceeding 100 M                                                                        Rs.    300.00

For a length exceeding 100M but not exceeding 300 M                      Rs.    450.00

For a length exceeding 300M but not exceeding 500M                                   Rs.    750.00

For a length exceeding 500M  but not exceeding 1000 M                   Rs. 1,300.00

For a length exceeding 1000 M but not exceeding 2000M                 Rs. 1,500.00

For a length exceeding 2000M but not exceeding 3000M                   Rs. 2,500.00

For every additional 1000M or part thereof in excess of 3000 M ….  Rs.500.0

ECONOMIZER INSPECTION FEE

As per the Gazette of India Notification No.228, Dated: 15.04.2015

Sl.No Description Fees in Rs.
1 For Economizer Rating not exceeding 25 sq.Mtrs. 1,000
2 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 25 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 50 Sq Mtrs. 1,500
3 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 50 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 75 Sq Mtrs. 2,000
4 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 75 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 100 Sq Mtrs. 2,500
5 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 100 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 150 Sq Mtrs. 4,000
6 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 150 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 200 Sq Mtrs. 5,000
7 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 200 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 300 Sq Mtrs. 7,500
8 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 300 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 500 Sq Mtrs. 12,000
9 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 500 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 1000 Sq Mtrs. 16,000
10 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 1000 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 2000 Sq Mtrs. 25,000
11 For Economizer Rating Exceeding 2000 Sq.Mtrs but not Exceeding 4000 Sq Mtrs. 46,000

 

FORM VI

Certificate of Boiler / Economizer under scheme of Government of Telangana State

 

Self-Certification of Boiler / Economizer Certificate for Use of A Boiler ( Regulation 389 )

  1. Registry number of Boiler                      :
  2. Type of Boiler :
  3. Boiler Rating :           M2
  4. Place & Year of Manufacture :
  5. Maximum Continuous Evaporation :
  6. Name of the Owner :
  7. Situation of Boiler :
  8. Repairs of Boiler :
  9. Remarks

Hydraulically tested on _____________ to_____________Kgs.per Square Cms.

 

I hereby certify that the above described boiler is permitted by me/the Director under the provisions of Section 8 of the Indian Boilers Act, V of 1923, to be worked at maximum pressure of_____________Kgs.per Square Cms. For the period from_______________to_________________

 

The loading of the___________safety valve is not to exceed___________Kg/Cm2

Fee______________ Paid on_______________

Dated at:______________                                                         Inspector

This______________day of_______________201

Countersigned

SP Line No. SPL:_______________ Inspected

Length:_________________Mts

Fee:_________________Paid on________________

Director of Boilers

 

 

Countersigned by Director of Boilers for Approved Repairer

(In case of repairs only)

 

Signature:______________                     Signature:__________________________

Name:__________________                   Name of Central Boilers Board Approved

Seal:___________________                   Third Party:_________________________

Class of Recognition                             Certificate Number

& Validity:_______________                   Issued by the Authority:________________

Address:________________                   Issuing Authority Name:_______________

Endorsement Number in

Telangana State (if applicable):__________

Address:__________________________

Signature:__________________________

Name of owner under section:__________

2(d) of Boiler Act-1923:_______________

Seal:________________________

Address:__________________________

Date:-_______________

Place:-______________

_________________________________________________________________________

 

Acknowledgement

 

Details of certificate & challan recorded in Memorandum of Inspection book & one copy of certificate returned to owner.

 

Date:-_______________

Place:-______________

Director of Boilers

Telangana State


FORM-XI

Certificate of Boiler / Economizer under scheme of Government of Telangana State

 

Self-Certification of Boiler / Economizer

Certificate for Use of an Economizer

( Regulation 530 )

 

  1. Registry number of Economizer :
  2. Type :
  3. Number of tubes :                       M2
  4. Number of headers :
  5. Economizer Rating :
  6. Place & Manufacture :
  7. Name of owner :
  8. Situation of Economizer :
  9. Repairs :
  10. Remarks                                     :

 

I / We hereby certify that the above described Economiser is permitted by Me/ Director under the  provisions of Section _______ of the Boilers Act, 1923 ( V of 1923 ) to be worked at a maximum pressure of ___________Kgs per Sq ms in maximum temperature of _________________0F. for the period from ______________ to ______________

From _______________to_________________

 

The loading of the safety valve is not to exceed ________________Kgper sq ms

Fee______________ Paid on_______________

Dated at:______________                                                                            Inspector

This______________day of_______________201

 

Countersigned

 

 

Director of Boilers

 

 

Countersigned by Director of Boilers for Approved  Repairer

(In case of repairs only)

 

Signature:______________                     Signature:_____________________________

Name:__________________                   Name of Central Boilers Board Approved

Seal:___________________                   Third Party:____________________________

Class of Recognition                             Certificate Number

& Validity:_______________                   Issued by the Authority:_________________

Address:________________                   Issuing Authority Name:_________________

Endorsement Number in

Telangana State (if applicable):_____________

Address:___________________________

 

Signature:______________________________

Name of owner under section:_____________

2(d) of Boiler Act-1923:___________________

Seal:___________________________________

Address:________________________________

 

Date:-_______________

Place:-______________

______________________________________________________________________________

Acknowledgement

 

Details of certificate & challan recorded in Memorandum of Inspection book & one copy of certificate returned to owner.

 

Date:-_______________

Place:-______________

Director of Boilers

Telangana State

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