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UJALA Program in Uttarakhand

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Distribution of LED bulb programme was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on the eve of State foundation day 9th November, 2015.

Distribution of LED bulbs in the state through 100 Post offices, 13 UREDA district offices, 30 UPCL billing counters and CSC Centers.

Current Status if LED Bulb Distribution:

Sl.No.

Description

Units

Quantity

1.

LED Bulbs (9W) distributed under UJALA Scheme.

Nos. (in Lakhs)

46.00

2.

Energy Saved per year.

Million Units

599.78

3.

Cost saving per year

Rs. (in Crores)

239

4.

Avoided Peak Demand

MW

120

5.

Co2 reduction per year

Lakh tonnes

4.84

Cost of Energy Efficient Appliances distributing under UJALA program of EESL

Conventional Appliance

Energy Efficient Appliance

Approximate Saving (Wattage)

Cost per unit (Rs.)

Estimated Annual Savings*  (Rs.)

CFL 18W

LED 9W

9 W

70/-

65/-

FTL  55 W

LED 20W

35 W

220/-

252/-

FAN 70W

FAN 50W

20 W

1110/-

144/-