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Change of Meter
Shifting of meter
Shifting of lines
PROCEDURE FOR ENHANCEMENT OF LOAD
Consumer's Increased Load Requirement :-
The procedure for sanction of additional power will be the same as for a new
installation except that dues, if any shall be cleared before sanction of additional
No High tension consumer shall connect any additional load in the existing
High Tension service connection without obtaining the prior approval of the Electrical
Inspector to Government as required under Rule 63 of the Indian Electricity Rules 1956 and
without prior intimation to the Electricity Department to enable the department to take a
revised Test Report from the Consumer. Failure to observe the above requirements shall
render the supply liable to be summarily disconnected and the supply shall remain
disconnected until the additional loads are tested and a revised Test Report is signed by
the High Tension consumer.
In the case of Low Tension Service connections, other than domestic service
connection, were unauthorized additional load is detected, action will be taken as
provided in Chapter X.
No additional load/demand will be sanctioned unless all outstanding dues in
the same service connection have been paid.
No consumer shall extend supply to any other premises.
Any consumer, not covered by the Low tension Tariffs (Domestic), may make
alterations, additions or repairs to his installations only as provided hereunder.
Should the consumer, at any time after supply of electricity has commenced,
desire to increase the number or size of lights, fans, motors etc., in his premises or in
any way alter the position of the wiring therein, he shall send notice thereof in writing
to the department whose representative will call and inspect the proposed alterations,
additions or repairs and, if necessary, change the meters and fuse and alter the service
lines and the competent authority will accord sanction for the change in the connected
load and then only the consumer shall change the connected load by connecting the
additional load. A test report signed by his wiring contractor shall be submitted by the
consumer and the cost of alteration, additions or repairs to the service line shall also
be borne by him. Testing as per clause 20.00 shall apply to the alterations, additions or
repairs made in the installation. Failure to give such notice may derange the supply
system and will render the supply to the consumer liable to be summarily disconnected.
During the period the period when such alterations, additions or repairs are executed, the
supply o the circuit which is being altered, added to or repaired, must be entirely
disconnected and shall remain disconnected until the alterations, additions or repairs
have been tested and passed by the Engineer of the department.
In the case of Low Tension service connections, the department is entitled
to cancel the sanction of the unutilized sanctioned load after giving one months
If any part of the sanctioned load is not availed within 12 months from the
date of service connection.
If any part of the additional load sanctioned to an existing service connection is not
availed within 12 months from the date of sanction.