The Union government has launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, to promote social harmony and apprises rural communities of various government welfare schemes and initiatives. The campaign was launched on April 14 and will continue till May 5 in 16000 villages across the country.
The Maharashtra government has directed all the civic bodies in the state to use energy efficient LED bulbs for street lighting.
In what is believed to be a milestone, more than 28 crore LED bulbs have been distributed under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme till 19th December 2017.
To help the gram panchayats save on power bills with the saved money helping in the development of amenities for people, West Godavari administration will install as many as 2.64 lakh LED bulbs for street lights in 909 gram panchayats in the district.
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has undertaken the implementation of energy efficiency initiatives across various manufacturing facilities of Tata Motors in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
An estimated three crore plus energy efficient LED bulbs would be distributed in Tamil Nadu in another one year under the Centre’s UJALA scheme, a senior official of ESSL, the implementing agency, said here today.
Green energy like solar power would power India as 175 gigawatt (GW) of electricity is expected to be generated from renewable sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday.
India is most likely to be the first country to completely shift to LED bulbs by 2019, which would help it save as much as Rs 40,000 crore a year, Union power minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
The central government’s Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme has evoked a positive response in this city.
The Central Government motivated drive to transform India into an ‘energy efficiency’ country has received a major push having sold 66.72 crore LED bulbs against its target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs by March 2019.