The work to install energy-efficient LED lights in the city will resume in a fortnight. Around 20,000 such lights are still to be installed in the state capital over the next couple of months.
Senior Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) officials said Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an energy service company of the government of India responsible for installing LED lights in the city, had put the work on hold for the past one month over some issue.
“Around 55,000 LED lights were installed last year against the target of 75,000 across the city. This included replacement of defunct sodium-vapor lights in the first phase. EESL had put the work on hold due to some internal issue. It is likely to resume the installation work in 15 days,” PMC’s deputy municipal commissioner Vishal Anand told this newspaper on Tuesday.
He said the second phase work will commence after completion of the first one. “The phase-2 work will include installation of LED lights at electric poles on the branch roads. Read More
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