Goa set to join Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme

Last Modified: Thu Jun 30 2016 12:16:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 15 lakh
    LEDs of 9W capacity will be distributed across the state.
  • 3
    9W LED bulbs will be provided to each household at subsidized price of Rs 25 per LED bulb. Subsequently, they will get each bulb at a total of Rs. 85, part of which can be paid in installments.
  • 4,88,471
    domestic consumers (households) will be eligible for this scheme, according to Chief Electrical Engineer Deepak Bhojekar of Goa's State Electricity Department.
  • 78.6 million
    units of electricty are estimated to be saved annually once all the LED bulbs replace existing bulbs.
  • 16 Jun 2016
    scheme launched.