Labour Commissioner Organisation
Director of Boiler
G.T. Road, Kanpur
Boiler is a hazardous equipment which generates steam at high pressure
and temperature and liable to explode under abnormal conditions. In case
of accident there are always chances of loss of life of workmen and
property of Industry.
Boiler Directorate, U.P. function within the establishment of Labour
Commissioner Organization since 1915. It ascertains the safety of
Boilers working in different industries by inspection of Boilers under
the provisions of Indian Boilers Act, 1923, Indian Boiler Reguletions,
1950 and the rules framed by the State Government under the Act.
Boiler Directorate implements the provisions of following Act,
Regulations and rules :-
Indian Boilers Act, 1923
Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950
Uttar Pradesh Boiler Rules, 1969
Uttar Pradesh Economizer Rules, 1959
Uttar Pradesh Boiler Operation Engineer Rules, 1964
Uttar Pradesh Boiler Attendant Rules, 1956
Boiler Directorate has sanctioned post of One Director, Three Dy.
Director and five Assistant Director of Boilers but against the above
sanctioned post at present only three Dy. Director of Boilers are
working for the enforcement of Indian Boilers Act, 1923, and various
rules & Regulations framed under the Act.
There are 2552 ( 276 ) Boilers in number installed in the State of Uttar
The classification of the
installed Boilers as per Industries, Heating Surface area is illustrated
A- CATEGORIZATION ACCORDING TO TYPE OF INDUSTRY
Chemical & Distillery
Leather, Dairy, Rubber &
Figure given in Brackets relates to Economizers.
B- CATEGORIZATION ACCORDING
TO HEATING SURFACE
0 to 100
Above 100 & upto 200 Sq.Meter
Above 200 & upto 300 Sq.Meter
Above 300 & upto 400 Sq.Meter
Above 400 &
upto 500 Sq.Meter
No. of Boilers
Figure given in Brackets relates to Economizers.
The main functions of Boiler
Directorate are as given below:-
Inspection of Installed Boilers/Economizers
Under the provisions of Indian Boiler Act, 1923, it is statutory
requirement that every Boiler owner of installed Boiler should obtain a
certificate authorizing the use of the Boiler. Boiler owner applies for
renewal of certificate of Boiler in prescribed manner accompanied
original copy of treasury chalan for prescribed fee. The
fee can be paid in a Government treasury or in the branch of State Bank
of India, authorized to deposit the Government revenue. The schedule of
inspection fee has been revised by State Govt. Notification No.
658/36-3-2001-141(Sa)/98 dated 02.05.2001. The Economizer
inspection fee has also been revised vide State Govt. Notification
No. 3503/36-3-2001-142(Sa)/98 dated 22.12.2000.
Registration of New Boilers/Economizers
Technical guidance for the registration of boilers and slab of fees for
registration are prescribed in the regulations. The details of
measurements recorded at the time of registration constitute a permanent
record in the form of Memorandum of Registration Book for the boiler and
determine the original pressure at which the boiler is allowed to work.
It is accordingly essential that the work should be done with the
greatest care and precision.
Registration fee has been revised by Central Boilers Board, Ministry of
Industry, Govt. of India, New Delhi vide Extract from the Gazette of
India : Part II Sec.3. Sub-Sec (i) appearing on page Nos. 1639-1649
Dated 18-11-2006 Notification dated New Delhi, 08 November, 2006.
Inspecting Authority Work
Director of Boilers, U.P. is recognized as an Inspecting Authority by
the Central Boilers Board, Ministry of Industry, Government of India
for the State of Uttar Pradesh. Inspection at various stages of
Manufacturing of Boiler, Boiler Components, Super Heaters, Economizers,
Valves, Tubes, Flanges, Forgings and Castings etc. are carried out by
Inspecting Officer authorised by the Inspecting Authority as per the
provisions of Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950. Fee for the Inspecting
Authority work is realized as per the provisions of Indian Boiler
Regulations, 1950 which has been revised by Government of India New
Delhi vide Extract from the Gazette of India : Part II Sec.3. Sub-Sec (i)
appearing on page Nos. 1639-1649 Dated 18-11-2006 Notification
dated New Delhi, 08 November, 2006.
4- Boiler Operation Engineers Examination
Under the Provisions of U.P.Boiler Operation Engneers Rules, 1964, No
person who does not possess a certificate of Proficiency as a Boiler
Operation Engineers, shall be deemed fit and proper to hold charge of a
boiler or boilers of total Heating Surface Exceeding 697
Sq.Meter situated within a radious of 23 meters.
The State Government has constituted a Board of Examiners
for the State of Uttar Pradesh to conduct Examination for the grant of
certificate of proficiency as a Boiler Operation Engineer.
A candidate for certificate of Proficiency as a Boiler Operation
Engineer shall not be less than 23 years of age and shall not be
admitted to the examination unless he proves to the satisfaction of the
Chairman that he has successfully completed ;
a full time Aapprentice Engineers course in a recognised workshop
engaged in making or repairing of boilers and accessories, or a degree
or a diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering recognised by the
Institution of Engineers (India) and,
(ii) Served not less than 2 years as an Engineer or Assistant Engineer
in the running and Maintenance of a battary of not less than two boilers
in number each of not less than 92.90 square meter heating surface.
Every application for Examination shall be in Form-A
appended to the rules. The applicant shall fill in such parts of the
Form as are to be filled in by a candidate and shall sign the form in
the presence of a Gazetted Officer or a Honorary Magistrate
who shall attest his signature. The application so filled in
forwarded to the Secretary at least 30 days before the date fixed for
the examination and shall be accompanied with ---
Copies of the original duly attested by a Gazetted
Officer and one copy
of each of all testimonials in respect of practical
experience and the
theoritical qualifications of the candidate;
testimonials of good character from his employers with
a certificate of
a treasury receipt or Chalan showing that the amount
of the fee prescribed hereunder for the examination at which the
applicant wishes to appear has been paid;
five copies of recent bust photographs (Size 51 mm x
64 mm) one of which shall bear the signature and the thumb
impression of the applicant on the back, duly attested by a Gazetted
officer or employer. There should not be any mark or signature on
front of the photographs.
Note:- Candidates are required to bring the originals at the time of
5- Boiler Attendant Examination
Under the provisions of U.P. Boiler Attendant Rules, 1956, No person who
does not possess a certificate of competency as a Boiler Attendant,
shall be deemed fit and proper person to hold charge of boiler. The
State Government constitutes a Board of Examiners for the State of Uttar
Pradesh to conduct examination of the candidates for the grant of
certificate of competency as a Boiler Attendant.
(I) Classes of Certificates and Capabilities of holder thereof
(a) A certificate of competency granted under U.P. Board Attendant
Rules, 1956 shall be two classes. The certificate of the First Class
shall qualify a holder there of to be in charge of a single boiler of
any type or capacity or two or more boilers in a battery or of so many
separate individual boilers the total heating surface of which does not
exceed 7500 sq.ft. Provided that such boilers shall be situtated within
a radius of 75 ft. in the same premises and belong to one owner.
(b) A certificate of second class shall qualify the holder thereof to be
in charge of a single boiler of any kind, the heating surface of which
does not exceed 1500 sq.ft. A second class Boiler Attendant may
however, attend to a battery of boiler (not consisting of more than
three connected boiler and not exceeding 1500 sq.ft. in aggregate of
total heating surface).
(c) Eligibility - (a) Second Class- A candidate for a
certificate of competency as Boiler Attendant of the second class must
have passed High School or Matriculation Examination recognized by the
State Government. Candidate for a certificate of compentancy as a
Boiler Attendant of second class must have attained the age of twenty
years and must have not attained the age of more than forty five years
and shall not be admitted to the examination unless he proves to the
satisfaction of the Board of Examiners that he—
has served for not less than two years in the capacity
of a boiler attendant, don key-man or a fire man on a steam boiler
or on a combined steam engine and boiler; or
has served not less than two years as an engine fitter
where boilers and engine are repaired or made and worked under
steam, one year at-least of which he should have worked as an
assistant fire man; or
has produces from the head of an industrial or
technical institution a certificate stating that he has completed a
three years course of training, one year of which must have been as
an apprentice in a steam Power Plant of a mill or factory or an
Engineering workshop for the maintenance of Boilers.
No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the
Examination for granting certificate of competency as a Second class
BoilerAttendant more than five times.
(b) First Class :- A candidate for certificate of
competency as a boiler attendant of first class must have attained the
age of twenty one years and must not have attained the age of forty five
years and shall not be admitted to the examination unless he possess a
certificate of second class and in addition there to—
has served for not less than two years as a boiler
attendant with a second class certificate of competency on a boiler
whose rated heating surface is not less than 500 sq.ft.; or
produces from the head of an industrial or technical
institution a certificate stating that he has completed a three
years course of training, one year of which must have been as an
apprentice in a steam power plant of a mill or factory or an
engineering workshop where engines and boilers are repaired or made
and in addition has served for not less than one year on a boiler of
not less than 500sq.ft.of heating surface with a Second Class Boiler
No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the
examination for granting certificate of competency as a first class
Boiler Attendant more than five times.
APPLICATION FORM :-
Every application for examination shall be in Form A appended to these
rules. The applicant shall fill in such parts of the form as are to be
filled in by a candidate and shall sign the Form in the presence of a
Gazetted Officer or an Honrary Magistrate who shall attest his
signature. The application so filled and shall be forwarded to the
office of the Chairman of the board of examiners not later than one
month before the date fixed for examination.
Checklist for filling Form-A
C H E C K
L I S T
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTION FOR FILLING UP APPLICATION FORM OF U.P. BOILER
application Form-A should be filled with neat & clean letters and
should be attested by a Gazetted Officer along with his seal.
2- Applicant’s name & his
father’s name should be clearly written.
3- Applicant’s address should
be written in details with Pin Code number to avoid any postal delay.
4- The minimum & maximum age for
IInd class Boiler Attendant Examination is 20 years & 45
years respectively & shall be calculated with respect to the date of
commencement of the examination.
5- Similarly the minimum &
maximum age of Ist Class Boiler Attendant Examination is 21
years & 45 years respectively & shall be calculated with respect to the
date of commencement of the examination.
6- The minimum educational
qualification for IInd class Boiler Attendant Examination is
High School Examination or its equivalent examination recognized by U.P.
7- As a proof of age the attested
copy of High School Certificate must be enclosed along with application
form. No other document shall be accepted as proof of age.
8- The applicant must clearly
mention the examination he intends to appear viz. Ist class or IInd
9- The applicant must mention the
type of Boiler for which he is applying for the certificate:
Water Tube Type;
Fire Tube Type; and
Waste Heat Recovery
10- A passport size
photograph of applicant should be affixed at marked place in Form –A
& should be attested by the same Gazetted Officer who is attesting
his Form –A . Two identical extra photographs duly signed by
candidate on the back of photograph, shall also be annexed
along-with Form-A. Nothing should be written on front of the
photographs as to deface it.
11- The prescribed examination fee
should be deposited by Treasury Chalan with appropriate
Head. It should bear clearly the name of applicant, Chalan number,
Bank’s name, branch, place & date of deposit. The original copy of
Chalan should be enclosed with application form. The fee deposited in a
Bank/Treasury out side the state of Uttar Pradesh is not acceptable.
12- The Minimum experience period
required for Ist class examination is two years & it shall be
calculated from the date of passing of the IInd class
examination or from the date of employment as IInd class Boiler
Attendant which ever is later.
13- The applicants from out side
Uttar Pradesh must enclose No Objection Certificate issued by Boiler
Inspectorate of State in which applicant is working.
14 Experience Certificate:
The experience certificate issued on letter pad of the organization with
following information must be enclosed in original along-with Form-A;
Date of Issue of
Applicant’s name, his
father’s name & applicant’s designation with nature of work;
Period of employment
Details of boiler on
which worked, with Type of boiler, Registration no. of boiler,
Heating Surface, Working Pressure etc.;
must be signed by Two Officers of Organization viz. Engineer/ Chief
Engineer/ Manager/ General Manager/ Director/ Managing Director/
Owner/ Partner etc.
15- If the
applicant has appeared in any previous examination prior to this
examination, he must mention its details.
16- Applicant for for
Ist Class Examination must enclose in original his IInd
Class Certificate or NCVT Certificate along-with application
17- A candidate furnishing
any false information or forge documents shall be subjected to
action as per rule-33 of Uttar Pradesh Boiler Attendant Rules,
18- The applicant’s are
advised to consult Uttar Pradesh Boiler Attendant’s Rules, 1956
for any further clarification.