The State government is gearing up to expedite the Gram Panchayat LED street lighting programme across the State which enables substantial energy savings and also ensure financial benefit to the panchayats.
The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has been given a daily installation target of 1,000 lights per day from December 1 to December 15 and thereafter, 6,000 lights per day from December 16.
Minister for IT and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh suggested to the energy department that world-class technologies in Centralised Control Monitoring System (CCMS) be adopted in rural LED street lighting project.
He also directed the department to complete the erection of third wire on a war footing in all panchayats, which was essential for installation of the CCMS and completion of the project. Read More…