Extension, alteration and renovation of installation after the supply of electricity

(Supply Code:64)

(1) If the consumer, at any time, after the supply of electricity has been commenced, proposes to extend, alter or renovate his installation on a temporary or permanent basis or in any way alter the position of his wiring therein, he shall request the licensee and obtain approval for the scheme:

Provided that, this subregulation shall not apply to:-

(i) any domestic consumer availing single phase connection if his total connected load after such extension, alteration or renovation is of and below five kilowatt (kW); and

(ii) any domestic consumer availing three phase connection if his total connected load after such extension, alteration or renovation is of and below ten kilowatt (kW).

(2) The extension, alteration or renovation of the installation shall be done through a licensed electrical contractor and the test cum completion report of installation of consumer along with the necessary documents and charges payable, if any, shall be submitted to the licensee.

(3) The licensee shall arrange to test the installation and satisfy that all standards, specifications and other requirements, if any, are complied with, before giving the approval for energisation of the extension, alteration or renovation.

(4) During such time as alterations, additions, or repairs are being executed, the supply to the circuit, which is being altered, added to or repaired shall be entirely disconnected and it shall remain disconnected until the alterations, additions or repairs have been tested and passed by the licensee.

(5) If the consumer fails to follow the above procedure, the supply of electricity is liable to be disconnected.




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