J&K launches Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme

Last Modified: Thu Sep 15 2016 22:08:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 16 lakh
    households (registered consumers) to benefit from the scheme.
  • 80 lakh
    LEDs to be distributed.
  • 260 MWh
    annual savings in energy consumption.
  • Rs. 130 crore
    annual cost savings.
  • 5
    9W LED bulbs will be provided to each consumer at Rs. 20 per bulb. Beyond 5 LEDs, cost per LED will be Rs. 75 which is much less than the market price anyway. The low price is also on account of waiver of VAT by the CM.
  • 06 Sep 2016
    date scheme launched in the state capital Srinagar.