Efficient Street Lighting Program in Pune,India

Last Modified: Thu May 05 2016 07:40:34 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100,000
    The number of streetlight poles across the city, maintained by Pune Municipal Corporation. Of these, nearly 30,000 High Pressure Sodium Vapour lamps have already been replaced in the last four years.
  • 70,000
    Approximate number of LED based streetlights that are set to replace the existing vapour based power-guzzling streetlights, according to Pune municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar.
  • Dec-2016
    Timeframe by when the administration aims to replace all streetlights. The civic body is finalising the operator for the project.
  • Rs. 2 crore
    Cost of the LEDs and the control room to manage the installations which will be borne by the operator.
  • Rs 1.0 crore
    Potential savings for Pune Municipal Corporation per year from the project as using LEDs would reduce the electricity bill by around 40%. An official said that for each Rs 100, the PMC would save Rs 40, of which Rs 20 would be given to the operator.