The Electrical department is headed by Principal Chief Electrical Engineer (PCEE). He is the technical & administrative head of the department and is assisted by HODs, Dy. HODs, SEEs and AEEs.
This department looks after all activities of electric locomotive production, traction motor, design & development of various items & their vendor development assigned to CLW. For production of locomotive, there are several major items, sub-assemblies and numerous individual components. For inspection of these items, CLW has its own inspection Cell located at Howrah, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore headed by SAG/JAG/Sr. Scale Officer. Besides, there are many items which are inspected by different wings of RDSO.
During in-house manufacturing of the locomotives, stage inspection of various components, sub-assemblies and final inspection are done by quality assurance wing of electrical department.
CLW has got a Centre for Design & Development (C-D&D) where all activities related with design & development of various components, vendor development, technology up-gradation etc. are being dealt with. Further, this centre has got a Centre of Excellence (COE) equipped with various software dealing with 3 D design solution to enable product design, 2 D Drawing layouts, to identify ergonomic issues without actual physical prototypes etc.
After dispatch of locos to Zonal Railways for commercial service, warranty issues raised by various sheds of Zonal Railways are also dealt with by CLW by coordinating it with equipment suppliers. Besides, for maintenance of the locomotives running on Zonal Railways, various maintenance spares as well as unit exchange spares are required which are sanctioned by Railway Board in form of RSP items. For rendering assistance to Zonal Railways for supply of these RSP items and Railways own demands viz non stock indents, the same are also procured by CLW by clubbing these demands with CLW material procurement.
Power Supply to loco works, Steel Foundry and CLW Township is very important activity and the same is also maintained by this department.
Organization Chart of Electrical Department