LIFT AND ESCALATORS

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An application for authorization for erection and maintenance of lifts or escalator, as the case may be, under the provisions of Rule 11 of the Assam Lifts and Escalators Rules, 2010 may be made in the prescribed form-I appended to this annexure along with the prescribed fee by a person fulfilling the following criteria.
•    shall have the valid electrical contractor’s license from the Assam State Electrical Licensing Board.
•    shall have an independent office premises with an independent telephone connection within the State of Assam.
•    shall have to produce a certificate from any nationalized bank to the effect that he is solvent to the extent of rupees eight lakhs.
•    shall have in his regular employment following minimum staff.

o    At least one engineer possessing (i) a degree in mechanical engineering or its equivalent qualification from the recognized university or institution and having an experience of at least four years in the field of elevators or escalators, as the case may be or
(ii) a diploma in mechanical engineering from a recognized Institute and having an experience of at least eight years in the field of elevators or escalators as the case may be.
o    At least one engineer possessing (i) a degree in electrical engineering or its equivalent qualification from the recognized university or institution and having an experience of atleast four years in the field of elevators or escalators as the case may be or (ii) a diploma in electrical engineering from a recognized Institute and having an experience of at least eight years in the field of elevators or escalators as the case may be.
o    At least one person possessing a certificate in the trade of electrical or electronics from the Industrial Training Institute or any other recognized Institution approved by the Chief Inspector and having an experience of at least five years in the field of elevators or escalators, as the case may be.
o    One erection pair for every ten new lift or escalators to be erected during any calendar year consisting of one electrician, one fitter and one helper.
o    ne maintenance pair for every fifty lifts or escalators under maintenance during any calendar year consisting of one electrician and one helper and (a) Clerk/attendant round the clock having the presence in the service station for responding to the complaint calls from the owners. Provided that the employment of such clerk/attendant shall not be necessary during night hours if facilities for better communication like mobile phone, pager system etc. are available during such hours: Provided that when a person applying for authorization under rule 11 is himself a qualified mechanical or electrical engineer with requisite experience, the employment of another mechanical or electrical engineer shall to be necessary.
•    Shall have a workshop in his own possession within the State of Assam equipped with minimum required machineries and testing instruments. Provided that when the authorized person is having his own manufacturing unit within the state of Assam, he shall not be required to have a separate workshop but he shall be required to have the minimum machineries and instruments as required.
•    Shall have necessary safety gadgets, like safety belts and head gears for entire staff engaged in the work of erection and maintenance.
•    Shall have suitable means of transportation at his disposal for transportation of material.

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