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.
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.
Rajasthan, which has retrofitted 8 lakh smart LED street lights under the Ujala scheme, has saved energy worth Rs 144 crore, said Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) managing director Saurabh Kumar here on Monday.
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.
Under this scheme, each household in Melaka will get 10 high quality 9-watt LED bulbs at a cost of only RM 10, which is a special price and is almost half of what in begin offered in the market.
Following the successful implementation of the Indian government’s Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) in UK, the Malaysian government has now evinced interest in replicating the scheme in Malaysia.
The central government’s Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme has evoked a positive response in this city.
The prices of energy efficient appliances distributed under the Government of India’s Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) scheme have been revised, owing to the rollout of the Goods & Services Tax (GST).
The prices of energy efficient appliances — LED bulb, tubelight and fan — being distributed under the UJALA scheme are now available at uniform rates after the implementation of the Goods and Service Tax.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is aiming at distributing one crore LED bulbs and other energy saving appliances under UJALA scheme in Telangana State.