By BizLED Bureau
Mar 31, 2016: LED lights will soon be installed in 42,000 dark places in the national capital of India, New Delhi. The initiative will be taken by the leading government AAP, confirmed Satyendar Jain, the home minister of Delhi.
42,000 dark places in New Delhi to get LED lighting
The government led by Arvind Kejriwal has reserved Rs 1,068 crore from its 2016-17 budget plan in order to support women safety and empowerment in New Delhi. Also, the government has plans to form women safety groups for entire constituencies.
On being enquired about women safety and empowerment, Jain stated that the government is all set to install LED lights at 42,000 dark places in the capital.
To ensure proper lighting in the 42,000 dark places in New Delhi, the government has reserved 114 crore along with Rs 200 crore for the women safety groups.
Money and electricity saver
An official spokesperson said that one of the crucial reasons for installing LED lights is to save money as well as electricity.
Furthermore, the official informed that the government has also been planning to replace the current street lights with LED bulbs together with the 1,260-km long roads that fall under the authority of Public Works Department of New Delhi.
The official also said that the installation of LED bulbs for street lighting reason on all the PWD roads will assist the government in saving electricity and money.