Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation 



The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) prepared a Citizen Charter based on recommendation of conference of Chief Secretaries on "Effective and Responsive Administration". The Charter contains preamble, functions, mission, values, commitments & standards, limitations and public grievances as under:
PREAMBLE:

The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) with its headquarter at Nagpur and a network of 5 Circle offices, 18 Sub-circle offices and Central Testing Station has been continuing to serve the public and industry for over 100 years in all matters relating to safety in manufacture, storage, transport and handling of explosives, petroleum, compressed gases and other hazardous substances through comprehensive administration of Explosives Act, 1884, Petroleum Act, 1934, Inflammable Substances Act, 1952 and rules framed there under viz. Explosives Rules, 1983, Gas Cylinders Rules, 2004, Static & Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules, 1981, Petroleum Rules, 2002, Calcium Carbide Rules, 1987 & Cinematographic Films Rules, 1948.
OUR FUNCTIONS:

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 Implementation of safety norms under-

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Explosives Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal etc. of various licenses and permits regarding manufacture, testing, authorisation, storage, transportation, use, import, export, etc. of explosives.

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Static & Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal, Import etc. of various licenses/permits regarding design, manufacture, testing of pressure vessels and fittings; storage/transportation of compressed gases in pressure vessels and recognition of agencies responsible for inspection/testing of pressure vessels.

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Gas Cylinders Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal, Import etc. of various licenses/permits regarding design, manufacture, testing of Gas cylinders and fittings; filling, storage/transportation of compressed gases in cylinders and recognition of testing stations and agencies responsible for inspection/testing of cylinders.

Petroleum Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal, Import etc. of various licenses/permits regarding design, manufacture, testing of petroleum storage/transport tanks and fittings; refining, blending, storage/transportation of petroleum, pipelines, electrical equipments and recognition of agencies responsible for inspection and testing of petroleum tanks, pipelines and equipments.

Calcium Carbide Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal, etc. of various licenses regarding storage of calcium carbide.

Cinematographic Films Rules - Approval, Grant, Amendment, Renewal, etc. of licence storage of cinematographic films.

Notification for Acetylene Generation - Approval of design and installation of acetylene generating facilities.
(2) Monitoring of premises covered under above to ensure safety.
(3) Investigation into causes of accidents in related fields to take remedial steps for avoiding similar accidents. 
OUR MISSION:
We dedicate ourselves to achieve excellence in ensuring and enhancing safety of public and property. We aim at providing prompt and efficient services to public in proper installation and maintenance of hazardous facilities by adopting modern technologies. 
OUR VALUES:

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Care and Courtesy.

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Integrity and Transparency.

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Initiative and Innovations.

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Promptness and Perfection.

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Devotion and Dedication.
OUR COMMITMENTS:
The Department is committed to respect the rights of citizens, appreciate their problems and provide remedies. 
We pledge to implement suggestions and ideas received from citizens to improve safety standards. 
We pledge to strive hard for efficient performance through system improvement, technical and information input, staff orientation, work place changes, decentralization of powers and reengineering of work procedures. 
We assure disposal of simple cases like grant and renewal of approval/licence for petroleum and gas tankers within 2-3 days and other routine approval/licence within 2-3 weeks. However, the time for disposal of matters relating to major issues is likely to be more depending on the nature of the subject.
OUR LIMITATIONS:
Inspite of all efforts to provide best possible service to citizens, due to handicaps beyond our control, because of ever increasing work-load & additional responsibilities borne by a handful of executives, there may be some instances of delay/service below expectations of citizens. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused and appeal to citizens to kindly bear with us, considering our limitations. 
PUBLIC GRIEVANCE:
The Organisation aims to settle genuine complaint within 10 working days of its receipt. If it cannot, we will explain the reason and the time it will take to resolve. Any person having genuine complaint may telephone or write or visit the local head of the concerned office. Click here for the list of locations, postal addresses, phone numbers and e-mails of Organisation's offices and names of the Head of the respective offices. 
 

If the complaint remains un-attended, the complainant may write to -

 

*: The Chief Controller of Explosives,
Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO),
C.G.O. Complex, Block 'A', 
5th Floor, Seminary Hills,
NAGPUR - 440 006
MAHARASHTRA
INDIA
( PHONE NO.: 91-0712-510103
FAX NO.: 91-0712-510577
E-Mail: explosives@explosives.gov.in 
OUR VISION : THE PETROLEUM AND EXPLOSIVES SAFETY ORGANISATION CHERISHES FREEDOM FROM ACCIDENTS IN ALL HAZARDOUS PREMISES.

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