Chief Engineer Power (CEP)

Historically, Electricity as a subject was dealt by the Power Wing of Irrigation & Power Department in Punjab Government. The Power Wing primarily dealt with regulatory aspects of electricity distribution, consumer and supplier disputes, and safety aspects of electrical installations at public and private buildings. On creation of Energy department the whole wing of the power sector has been transferred from Irrigation and Power department to Energy department.

 

Power wing having the same functions as was having in Irrigation and Power department.

Functions

  1. The Administration of Electricity Act, 1910 & Electricity Rules, 1937 and Provincial offices of Inspection established under Section 38 of the NEPRA Act, 1997 regarding enforcement and violation of DISCO's instructions in respect of matters connected with metering, billing, collection of tariff and other connected matters.

  2. Implementation of Punjab Cinematograph Rules read with Motion Picture Ordinance relating to the use of electricity and cinematograph apparatus in cinemas.

  3. Matters connected with distribution of Power and Distribution companies

  4. Administrative matters connected with electricity duty under the West Pakistan Finance Act, 1964 and Rule there-under.

  5. Regulation, controlling and granting Electrical Contractors Licenses and Supervisors Competency Certificate and other matters connected with Regional Licensing Boards Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Islamabad and Provincial Licensing Board, Lahore.

  6. Investigations into electrical Accidents in factories, Power Houses and other electrical installations.

Organogram

Duties and Functions of Electric Inspectors / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI)

The Electric Inspector is appointed under Section 36(2) of the Electricity Act 1910. The Electric Inspectors and their assisting staff perform the following Duties and Functions under the Electricity Act 1910, Electricity Rules 1937, NEPRA Act 1997, Finance Act 1964 and Cinematograph Rules 1984:-

  1. Administration/ implementation of Electricity Act 1910 and Electricity Rules 1937.

  2. To adjudicate/ make determination in respect of disputes over metering, billing and collection of tariff and other connected matters between WAPDA / Distribution Companies  and consumer under Section 38 of the NEPRA Act 1997 as Provincial Office of Inspection (POI).

  3. Meter checking of the disputed meters in the above mentioned dispute cases referred directly to the Electric Inspector or cases referred from different courts including Wafaqi Mohtasib.

  4. Perform Regulatory Role under the Electricity Act 1910 and Electricity Rules 1937 in respect of annual/periodic inspection of Industrial, Commercial & Domestic connections owned by the Private Sector notified vide Government Notification No.SO(P)(I&P)4-2/2002 dated 17.09.2002 and verification of Test Reports issued under Rule 48 of Electricity Rules 1937 by the Licensed Wiring Contractors for new electricity connections/ Extension of Load.

  5. To carry out and monitor the annual/periodic inspection of Public Buildings under the above mentioned Notification No.SO(P)(I&P)4-2/2002 dated 17.09.2002.

  6. To monitor the Levy, Assessment, Collection and Verification of Electricity Duty under Section 13 of the Punjab Finance Act 1964 and Electricity Duty Rules, 2012.

  7. To perform the function as Secretary, Regional Licensing Board for grant, renewal and administration of Electrical Contractor Licenses in Category C & D and competency certificates in Category C & D.

  8. To conduct enquiries into complaints against wiring contractors.

  9. Enquiries into Fatal/Non-Fatal Accidents under the Electricity Act 1910.

  10. New/Annual Inspection of cinemas under Cinematograph Rules 1984.

  11. Grant and renewal of Cinema Operator Certificates under Cinematograph Rules 1984.

  12. Site inspections regarding meter checking and load verification of different Government offices for Reconciliation of electricity bills of Punjab Government’s connections with WAPDA / Distribution Companies.

  13. To carry out inspections for Energy Conservation/ Energy Audit of public buildings.

  14. Inspection of the Distribution system of WAPDA/ Distribution Companies under the provisions of Electricity Act 1910 and Electricity Rules 1937.

 

Electric Inspector / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI) Lahore Region, Lahore

Name Engr. Muhammad Yasin

Address

First Floor, Block No.1, Irrigation Offices Complex, Canal bank, Mustafabad (Dharampura), Lahore

Area of Jurisdiction

Distt: Lahore, Kasur and Okara

Office Phone

042-99250191

Fax

042-99250380

Mobile

0333-4361984

Email

cep.eil@energy.punjab.gov.pk

 

Electric Inspector / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI) Multan Region, Multan

Name Engr.  Tariq Masood

Address

Address: 249-G, Shah Rukn-e-Alam Colony, Multan

Area of Jurisdiction

Multan Division (Distt: Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Vehari)

D.G.Khan Division(Distt: D.G.Khan, Rajanpur, Layyah, Muzaffargarh)

Bahawalpur Division (Distt: Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar)

Distt: Sahiwal and Pakpattan of Sahiwal Division

Office Phone

061-9220179

Fax

061-6771499

Mobile

0300-9438516

Email

cep.eim@energy.punjab.gov.pk

 

Electric Inspector / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI) Faisalabad Region, Faisalabad

Name

Engr. Muhammad Iqbal Tahir

Address

Opposite commissioner office civil line Faisalabad

Area of Jurisdiction

Faisalabad Division (Distt: Faisalabad, Chiniot, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang)

Sargodha Division (Distt: Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar)

Office Phone

041-9200551

Fax

041-9201143

Mobile

0321-6866778

Email

cep.eif@energy.punjab.gov.pk

 

Electric Inspector / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI) Gujranwala Region, Gujranwala

Name

Engr. Tariq Nazeer

Address

Sialkot Road, Gala Baraf Khana, Khokhar Ke, Gujranwala

Area of Jurisdiction

District: Gujranwala, Sialkot, Hafizabad and Narowal of Gujranwala Division, and District Sheikhupura and Nankanah Sahib of Lahore Division

Office Phone

055-9200044

Fax

055-9200548

Mobile

0321-5105310

Email

cep.eig@energy.punjab.gov.pk

 

Electric Inspector / Provincial Office of Inspection (POI) Islamabad Region, Islamabad

Name

Engr. Zafar Abbas

Address

Small Dam Colony, Park Road, Islamabad

Area of Jurisdiction

Distt: Islamabad

Rawalpindi Divison (Distt: Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Attock, Jhelum), and District Gujrat and Mandi Bahauddin of Gujranwala Division

Office Phone

051-9255899

Fax

051-2841833

Mobile

0321-6674518

Email

cep.eii@energy.punjab.gov.pk