With the reduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) slab for fans from 28 percent to 18 percent, the price of energy efficient fans distributed under the Government of India’s Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme have been revised. The 5-star rated fans will now be available at Rs 1,110 only, according to a press release.
Under UJALA programme, the BEE 5-star rated energy efficient fans being distributed by EESL are of 50 watts, which are 30 percent more efficient than the fans available in the retail market. The energy efficient fans under UJALA comes with a 2.5 year technical warranty. However, the prices will remain constant for 9W LED bulbs and 20W LED tube light at Rs 70 and Rs 220 respectively, with a three-year free replacement warranty.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the implementation agency for the Government of India’s UJALA programme has asked consumers not to pay any additional amount other than the MRP rates printed on the package. Read More…
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