Govt distributed 36.78 cr LEDs under UJALA scheme in 7 years
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Govt distributed 36.78 cr LEDs under UJALA scheme in 7 years

The Ministry of Power has distributed 36.78 crore LED lights under the UJALA Scheme in seven years, which saved 47,778 million units of electricity per annum.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) on January 5, 2015. In a short period, the programme has emerged to be the world's biggest zero-subsidy domestic lighting scheme that handles issues like high electrification prices and high emissions that result from inefficient lighting, as per the power ministry statement. As per the statement, as of today, over 36.78 crore LEDs have been distributed across the nation.

The success of the programme, which has changed the lives of tens of thousands of people, lies in its inimitable strategic method to energy efficiency.

UJALA prevailed in decreasing the retail cost of LED bulbs from Rs 300 to 350 per bulb to Rs 70-80 per bulb, it notified. Apart from making affordable energy accessible to all, the programme additionally led to massive energy savings. 47,778 million kWh per annum energy has been saved, as of today. 9,565 MW of peak demand has been evaded, along with 3,86 crore tonnes of decrease in CO2 emissions.

UJALA has been readily accepted by all the states. It has assisted in lessening yearly household electricity bills. Consumers can save money, enhance their quality of life, and add to India's economic development and prosperity. Under the programme, the Centre has guaranteed transparency and promoted competition by e-procurement of goods and services. It has led to a substantial decline in transaction charge and time, improving process efficiency.

With UJALA, the cost of LED bulbs has dipped by 85%. It, in turn, has resulted in a much larger pool of bidders, improved quality of the product and availability of better specifications for the consumers. Leveraging developed industry competition and mass acquisition, state-owned EESL has adopted an innovative procurement strategy, which led to well-known advantages and is now known as the USP of programme UJALA.

UJALA renders an impetus to the domestic lighting industry. It promotes Make in India, as domestic production of LED bulbs has grown from 1 lakh per month to 40 million per month, the ministry told the media.

UJALA additionally renders economies of scale to producers via regular bulk acquisition. It allows manufacturers to decrease the cost of LEDs for the retail segment.

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The Ministry of Power has distributed 36.78 crore LED lights under the UJALA Scheme in seven years, which saved 47,778 million units of electricity per annum. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) on January 5, 2015. In a short period, the programme has emerged to be the world's biggest zero-subsidy domestic lighting scheme that handles issues like high electrification prices and high emissions that result from inefficient lighting, as per the power ministry statement. As per the statement, as of today, over 36.78 crore LEDs have been distributed across the nation. The success of the programme, which has changed the lives of tens of thousands of people, lies in its inimitable strategic method to energy efficiency. UJALA prevailed in decreasing the retail cost of LED bulbs from Rs 300 to 350 per bulb to Rs 70-80 per bulb, it notified. Apart from making affordable energy accessible to all, the programme additionally led to massive energy savings. 47,778 million kWh per annum energy has been saved, as of today. 9,565 MW of peak demand has been evaded, along with 3,86 crore tonnes of decrease in CO2 emissions. UJALA has been readily accepted by all the states. It has assisted in lessening yearly household electricity bills. Consumers can save money, enhance their quality of life, and add to India's economic development and prosperity. Under the programme, the Centre has guaranteed transparency and promoted competition by e-procurement of goods and services. It has led to a substantial decline in transaction charge and time, improving process efficiency. With UJALA, the cost of LED bulbs has dipped by 85%. It, in turn, has resulted in a much larger pool of bidders, improved quality of the product and availability of better specifications for the consumers. Leveraging developed industry competition and mass acquisition, state-owned EESL has adopted an innovative procurement strategy, which led to well-known advantages and is now known as the USP of programme UJALA. UJALA renders an impetus to the domestic lighting industry. It promotes Make in India, as domestic production of LED bulbs has grown from 1 lakh per month to 40 million per month, the ministry told the media. UJALA additionally renders economies of scale to producers via regular bulk acquisition. It allows manufacturers to decrease the cost of LEDs for the retail segment. Image Source

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