Ministry of Industries & Production

Department of Explosives (DOE)

 

CHIEF INSPECTOR OF EXPLOSIVES

Mr. Muhammad Hassan Channa

Phone: +(92-51)9290631

Fax: +(92-51)9290641

Email: deoheadoffice@gmail.com

HEADQUARTER

Department of Explosives (DOE),

House No: 269, Block F, Satellite Town,

New Katarian (Old Passport Office Building),

Rawalpindi

INTRODUCTION (DOE):

Department of Explosives is an attached department with the Federal Ministry of Industries & Production. It is a technical-cum-administrative organization and its main objective is to ensure the safety of human lives and property within the premises, in respect of safe manufacture, transport, store, import, export, sell and use commercial explosives, petroleum, dangerous chemicals, industrial gases, LPG and compressed gases like CNG in the interest of public life and property. It operates on national basis.

Department of Explosives administered Two Acts, namely Explosives Act, 1884, and Petroleum Act, 1934. Whereas, under Explosives Act, 1884, Explosives Rules, 2010 has been formulated for safe handling, storage, usage, manufacture, transportation, importation and exportation of Explosives Material. Under Petroleum Act, 1934 three rules namely Petroleum Rules 1937, Carbide of Calcium Rules, 1937 and Mineral and Industrial Gases Safety Rules, 2010 has been formulated for the safe storage, transportation, importation and exportation of Petroleum Products, Carbide of Calcium, Pressure Vessels and Cylinders etc.

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Licensing of safe manufacture, transport, storage, import, export, sale and use of dangerous substances under the law.

  2. Safety Inspections of licensed premises, installations and equipment to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

RULES AND ACTS:

  Mineral and Industrial Gases Safety Rules 2010

  Explosives Act

  Explosives Rules, 2010