Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) today launched the Energy efficient fans and LED tube lights for the consumers of Delhi under UJALA (Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All) programme. The UJALA scheme is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV under the administration of Ministry of Power, Government of India. In Delhi, EESL plans to distribute over 20,000 energy efficient fans, 2.5 lakh energy efficient LED tube lights and eight lakh more LED bulbs to people on upfront payment. It is estimated that over 15 lakh consumers will benefit from the scheme.
On this occasion, Shri Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) said, "The distribution of LED bulbs, energy efficient fans and tube lights in Delhi will not only help ensure energy access for all but will also help consumers in reducing their electricity bills. I sincerely request all citizens to come out in large numbers, avail these schemes and make our state energy efficient. I also request all my co-workers to go to each and every locality to spread awareness about the scheme. This scheme's success will pave the way for a brighter and energy prosperous Delhi."
He was joined by Shri Kaushik Sanyal, Head of Department, Business Service Group, TPDDL and Shri Pran Saurabh, DGM (Technical), Energy Efficiency Services Limited at the launch event.
Under UJALA scheme consumers will be able to buy high quality 20 W LED tube lights at a price of â‚¹210 and energy efficient fans at â‚¹1,150 each on an upfront basis. LED bulbs continue to be available for consumers at Rs 65 each. UJALA domestic appliances can be purchased from all the distribution centres spread throughout Delhi state from 10th February, 2017. The list of distribution centres is available on www.ujala.gov.in. EESL provides free of cost replacement for all technical faults for 3 years for LED bulbs and LED tube lights and 2.5 years for energy efficient fans. During the distribution, replacements can be done through any of the distribution counters that would be operating within the city.
The UJALA scheme was launched by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on January 5th, 2015 with a target of replacing 77 crore inefficient bulbs with Energy Efficient LED Bulbs. Currently, in Delhi over 77 lakh LED bulbs have been distributed which is part of the 20.50 crore LED bulbs distributed across the country.