The civic body has floated tenders to replace the sodium-vapor street lamps in old corporation limits with LED lamps. The project seeks to replace 58,000 sodium-vapor lamps at a cost of Rs 81 crore.
“We have already obtained nod from the state government to replace the lamps. The work will commence shortly after we finalize the successful bidder and the subsequent issuance of work order,” said a corporation official.
The decision to replace all the sodium-vapor lamps was taken following the successful implementation of LED lamps in 40 newly-added areas of the corporation. “This helped us conserve 42 per cent electricity. Read More