Energy Efficiency scheme launched in Chandigarh

Last Modified: Tue Mar 07 2017 13:44:26 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 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.
  • 30 lakh
    domestic 9W LED bulbs will be made available at Rs. 70 per bulb instead of the market price of Rs. 300 - Rs. 350.
  • 1.00 lakh
    fans at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
  • 10 lakh
    LED tubelights at a subsidised price of Rs. 230 (market price Rs. 800).
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    + 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.
  • 450,000 MWh
    savings in electricity each year through use of efficient appliances.