06 Mar 2017
MP Mrs. Kirron Kher inaugurated the #UJALA scheme in #Chandigarh today. Under the scheme, EESL will make available efficient LED bulbs, tubelights and BEE-5 star rated energy efficient fans.
domestic 9W LED bulbs will be made available at Rs. 70 per bulb instead of the market price of Rs. 300 - Rs. 350.
fans at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
LED 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).
Rs. 175 crore
Estimated annual savings in electricity bills for all consumers combined.
savings in electricity each year through use of efficient appliances.