28 Jan 2017
Date of approval of the implementation of the UJALA scheme by Chandigarh's administrator V P Singh Badnore, which is to be launched from next month. Under this scheme, efficient LED bulbs, tube lights and fans will be distributed in the state by EESL. The planned numbers are:
domestic 9W LED bulbs at a discounted price of Rs. 60 against market price of Rs 150.
fans at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
tubelights at a subsidised price of Rs. 230 (market price Rs. 800).
+ households across the state to benefit. Each household can avail a total of 4 LED bulbs (9 Watt), 2 LED tubes (10 Watt) and 1 fan (50 Watt).