Andhra Pradesh, which has emerged as a pioneer in providing LED street lighting in all the municipal areas in the state, is going to become the no. 1 state in the country in achieving LED street lighting in rural areas as well.
Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday that he will make Andhra Pradesh a completely energy efficient state by installing LED bulbs across the length and breadth of the state, the Government of India has contemplated to take up 100% Rural LED street lighting programme in the state with an investment of a whopping Rs.716 crore. Already, the state has initiated measures to procure 10 lakh LED street lights through EESL GoI for installation in the gram panchayats.
Another 30 lakh LED streetlights on saturation basis (100%) will be procured to cover all the remaining gram panchayats in the state. These measures would immensely benefit the gram panchayats with substantial energy and monetary savings. Read More…
Credit By : ET Energy World