May 30, 2016: Anandiben Patel, the chief minister of Gujarat is all set to introduce state-wide drive of ‘Ujala Gujarat’, a scheme of the Central government to allocate LED bulbs to electricity customers all over the state at reasonable rates from Vadodara.
The chief aim of Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for All (Ujala) scheme is to endorse usage of LED lights, improve awareness about energy efficient equipments so as to decrease electricity bills of customers and assist in protecting the environment.
Gujarat to light up with 12 crore LED bulbs
The state government is planning to hand out around 12 crore LED bulbs to 1.21 crore electricity customers across Gujarat.
The entire electricity distribution firms of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited together with Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited, Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited, Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited and Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited is all set to held official introduction programs of the system in their individual jurisdictions concurrently in synchronization with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) – a public division body of the Indian government.
Whilst Vadodara launch program will be supervised by the CM, related functions is to be held at seven other places of the state that includes Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh and Bhavnagar in order to hand out LED bulbs to customers.