49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).
Under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), A’s many as 49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs, the Minister of State (IC) Power, R K Singh told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram to install LED streetlights under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).
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Citing a social audit of about 4,500 people conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) in SDMC area in May 2016, EESL said the audit shows that at an average 99.5% people feel that the LED street lights have contributed in enhancing the security of the vulnerable groups during nights. About 99.75% of the people responded that the intensity & the brightness of the LED street lights is better than the earlier street lights.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has strongly refuted all claims of having installed faulty LED street lights in their project in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area. Under the Government of India’s Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), over 1.98 lakh conventional street lights have been replaced with LED street lights in Delhi.