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Haryana distributes 14.4 million LED bulbs till January 2018

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The Economic Times
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that under the Ujala Scheme, 1,45,96,421 LED bulbs, 44,102 fans and 1,76,133 tubes have been distributed till January 2018.

The CM, in a reply during ongoing budget session, said that power discoms were purchasing these items from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of NTPC, PGCIL, PFC and REC, to promote energy efficient devices. EESL procures these items through competitive bidding from various manufacturers.

Lal said that the work to construct 33 K.V substation at village Sangatpura, Jind Assembly Constituency, is likely to start soon. He also said that PAT transformers have already been installed on 1,345 agriculture feeders in the state.

The chief minister said that 'Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon' scheme was being implemented for the reduction of line losses and enhanced supply of power in rural areas. Under the scheme, consumers are allowed to deposit the old arrears in five instalments along with the current bills.

Author: sustainabilityoutlook