The Indian Boilers Act, 1923
The Indian Boilers Act, 1923, the Indian Boiler Regulation 1950 and the Nagaland Boiler Rules, 1996 are effectively enforced by the Department in the State. There are about 30 (thirty) numbers of boilers and about 15 (fifteen) numbers of Thermic Fluid Heaters in the State. The department conducts periodical inspections and also inspections for and after major / minor repairs and replacements to the boilers and other thermic fluid heaters thereby ensuring working safety avoiding radical damages to properties and loss to life and limb out of the malfunctioning of such equipments in industrial units.
Apart from Assam, the Nagaland has constituted the State Boiler Attendant Examination Board (NBAEB) among the North Eastern states of the country. The department conducts examination and training every year where candidates from outside the state also appear. The qualified / successful candidates are able to apply for employment in any industrial units within the country as Boiler Attendant in the grade he / she is placed.