Dhawal Prakash Antapurkar is presently holding the charge of Director of Steam Boilers, Mumbai, Maharashtra State. He has wide & extensive experience of about 25 years in Power Generation, Boiler operations, maintenance, Erection and Inspection of various types of boilers.
Function under the Boilers Act, 1923. Information Officer & Appellate Authority. Acceptance of Plate Material Certificates or Endorsement of Certificates for Pressure Parts. Acceptance of Certificates of pipes, tubes, bars etc. Acceptance of Heat Treatment Chart. Acceptance of Radiography Reports. Annual Inspection of Boiler.
Objectives. To protect and preserve life and property in the national interest and the same time help in speeding up the national development by implementation of the following Boiler Acts/Rules/Regulations:
A Boiler is an equipment, where in steam is generated under pressure. Such steam is useful in oil mills, textile mills, sizing, fertilizers, petrochemicals, refineries, food industries (such as sugar mills, dairy), power generation etc. All such industries need boilers. Though the boiler is very useful, it is also very dangerous, because of its explosive nature. An accident caused, due to an explosion of a boiler â€¦
A series of Seminars/Conference Sessions was conducted by the Directorate of Steam Boilers, DSB, Government of Maharashtra, giving meaningful insights for Boiler Manufacturing Industries, Steam Utilizing Industries and also the industry fraternity highlighting areas of skill development and employment opportunities.