Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme scheme launched in Andaman & Nicobar

Last Modified: Mon Jul 11 2016 10:20:02 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4 lakh
    LEDs of 9W capacity will be distributed across the state.
  • 4
    9W LED bulbs will be provided to each household at subsidized price of Rs 10 per LED bulb.
  • 1,12,00
    domestic consumers (households) will be eligible for this scheme, according to Lt Governor, Lt. Gen AK Singh (Retd.).
  • 99,700
    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.).