J&K to launch Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme from March

Last Modified: Mon Mar 14 2016 04:48:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 15 lakh
    households (registered consumers) to benefit from the scheme.
  • 80 lakh
    LEDs to be distributed.
  • 260 MWh
    annual savings in energy consumption.
  • Rs. 29.96 crore
    daily cost reduction in consumer bills.
  • 5
    9W LED bulbs will be provided to each consumers at an "affordable" cost. Beyond 5 LEDs, cost per LED will be Rs. 100 which is much less than the market price anyway.