License in India


What is Bureau of Energy Efficiency License?

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is an agency of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Power created in March 2002 under the provisions of the nation’s 2001 Energy Conservation Act. The agency’s function is to develop programs that will increase the conservation and efficient use of energy in India. 

The government has proposed to make it mandatory for certain appliances in India to have ratings by the BEE starting in January 2010. The mission of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency is to “institutionalize” energy efficiency services, enable delivery mechanisms in the country and provide leadership to energy efficiency in all sectors of the country. The primary objective would be to reduce energy intensity in the economy.

Why this License is Required?

BEE establishes the standards and star rating for different appliances. The star ratings define the standard of energy efficiency where it helps the people an informed choice of energy performance and cost. For certification, the manufactured products will be subjected to the tests as designed by BEE.

Who can get a Bureau of Energy Efficiency License



Room Air-conditioners

Distribution Transformers

Colour TV

Washing machines

Electric Geysers


Document Required for Bureau of Energy Efficiency License

Role of Shamkris and Process of Bureau of Energy Efficiency License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

Advisory for the document required

Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.

Application File

Inspection by the department if required

Liason department

License issued

Yearly Compliance if Applicable

Renewal when due

Who can issue the Bureau of Energy Efficiency License?


The Government of India set up Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). on 1st March 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
Fill-up the online Application Form. Compile the necessary information and documents and upload the same to BEE portal. Make the online payment of model registration fee to BEE. Submit the hard copy of application with all enclosures duly signed by Authorized Signatory along with Specimen of BEE Label, as applicable.
To register for BEE Label, the company must register and sign an agreement with BEE and comply with clause 2(n) of section 13 of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. The agreement is valid for three years or as stipulated by BEE.