LEDs of 9W capacity will be distributed across the state.
9W LED bulbs will be provided to each household at subsidized price of Rs 10 per LED bulb.
domestic consumers (households) will be eligible for this scheme, according to Lt Governor, Lt. Gen AK Singh (Retd.).
bulbs will be distributed in the first phase: about 65,000 LEDs will be distributed in South Andaman, 8,700 in Nicobar and 26,000 in N&M Andaman Districts subsequently, according to Shri Uttam Kumar Paul, Superintending Engineer, Electricity Department, A&N.
50 - 60%
estimated reduction in electricity consumption once consumers shift to the new LED bulbs.
09 Jul 2016
scheme launched by the Lt Governor, Lt. Gen AK Singh (Retd.).