26 May 2017
The UJALA scheme to distribute efficient appliances was launched in the state today. Under the scheme, EESL will make available energy efficient domestic LED bulbs, LED tubelights and BEE-5 star rated energy efficient fans.
domestic 9W LED bulbs will be made available at Rs. 65 per bulb instead of the market price of Rs. 300 - Rs. 350. Each household will initially be able to buy upto 10 bulbs.
fans (50 W, BEE 5 star rated) at a subsidised price of Rs. 1,150 (market price Rs. 1,800).
LED tubelights (20 W) at a subsidised price of Rs. 230 (market price Rs. 800).
households across the state to benefit.
Rs. 1,650 crore
Estimated annual savings in electricity bills for all consumers combined.
savings in electricity each year through use of efficient appliances.
11 Nov 2017
Scheme launched in Coimbatore, inaugurated by Chief Engineer, TANGEDCO.