Gujarat launches UJALA (Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme)

Last Modified: Fri May 27 2016 08:17:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 12 crore
    LEDs of 7-8W capacity to be distributed in the entire state within one year.
  • 1,78,00,000 KWh
    energy savings per day.
  • Rs. 6.85 crore
    cost savings per day.
  • 1.21 crore
    consumers can avail of this scheme.
  • 10
    maximum number of 7-8W LED bulbs can be availed by any residential consumers in Gujarat.
  • Rs. 80-85
    cost of each bulb for residential consumers and Rs. 90 for commercial and industrial consumers. This means a subsidy of Rs. 5-10 per bulb for residential consumers.
  • 3
    months payback period based on annual savings of Rs. 336 per bulb.