How to get Electrical Scheme Approval in Kerala?

By Tesz Support Staff | Published on April 20, 2020

Electrical Scheme approval is issued from the Department of Electrical Inspectorate after detailed scrutiny of the scheme and all relevant drawings.

Documents Required [Edit] [Edit]

The following documents are required for applying for electrical scheme approval in Kerala.

  • A covering letter, with court fee stamp worth INR 1/- affixed

  • Authorization Letter from the client authorizing the Electrical contractor to carry out the work giving brief particulars of the scheme, drawings, enclosures

  • Copy of the Electrical contractor's License

  • Calculation of scrutiny fee

  • Soil Resistivity Certificate (only for HT Installations)

  • Original Challan/ Receipt of remittance

  • Fault level calculation (only for HT Installations)

  • Earthing calculation (only for HT Installations)

  • Bus Duct design (only for HT Installations)

  • Schematic drawings

  • A/C Calculations (if applicable)

  • Proforma and Checklist

Apply Online for Electrical Scheme Approval [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to apply online for Electrical Scheme Approval in Kerala.

  • Register in KSWIFT websiteKerala Single Window Interface for Fast and Transparent (KSWIFT) is the platform for all  transactions with the Government of Kerala on the issue of granting licences and approvals in a time bound manner.KSWIFT is expected to reduce the physical touch points in the entire clearance process, thereby making the entire process more efficient and effective.

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Kswift Kerala single window clearance online apply dashboard

  • Click on New Project to enter details about your enterprise

  • Fill the questionnaire on proposed enterprise

  • List of aprovals required will be displayed

  • Fill the Common Application Form

  • Upload Supporting Documents

  • You have to make the required fee for processing of your application

  • Processing of application will be done by relevant departments/agencies.

  • Approvals will be issued by departments/agencies after due verification.

Verification/Inspection Procedure [Edit] [Edit]

The following are the verification procedures for Electrical Scheme Approval in Kerala.

  • Scrutiny of the Electrical Scheme, all relevant drawings and other supporting documents submitted.

  • Issue of non-conformity report if needed.

  • Site inspection if required.

  • Verification of revised schemes for conformity.

  • Issue of Electrical Scheme Approval.

Application Fees [Edit] [Edit]

Payment of scrutiny fees of the Electrical Scheme can be paid at any Government Treasury in Kerala or online through the E-Treasury website.

Time Required [Edit] [Edit]

The time required for Electrical Scheme Approval in Kerala is 10 days (For industries with a connected load of less than 1 MW).

Helpline Number [Edit] [Edit]

Department of Electrical Inspectorate, Office of the Chief Electrical Inspector, Housing Board Buildings, Shanti Nagar, TVM-1 0471-2330558/2331159.


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Is there any registration fee for K-SWIFT?
For KSWIFT, Govt. of Kerala as of now is Charging Rs.500/­ as fee for one time Registration. Separate application fees are charged by the respective Departments as per the prevailing rules/acts for Application Processing.
How do I get the information about the various clearances issued to me through K-SWIFT?
Once the Clearance / Permit is ready with respect to a Departments, system will communicate to you through e-Mail / SMS. You can also check after signing in the portal, the requisite clearance documents will be uploaded on your portal.
Why should I use KSWIFT?
The Single Window Clearance Portal aims to facilitate businesses in the State by providing a single point (online) interface and a time-bound clearance system by acting as a one-stop information/ registration / approval/ tracking centre for clearances/approvals and providing an electronic-based transparent system for online submission and tracking of applications including ePayments. It will also provide updated information relating to relevant rules, regulations, orders and policy initiatives and schemes for guidance of investors.
How can I change my personal information in K-SWIFT?
Personal information can be edited, after you Login. Menu option is provided to change the Profile & Password. These changes will get reflected in the system once you login the next time.
How much amount do I need to pay when invoking these K-SWIFT services?
The requisite amount will be displayed on the screen while you apply Online. The fee amount can be remitted only using the On-line payment (ePayment) option. The fees of all the Departments can be remitted in on shot using the On-line ePayment.