National Ujala Scheme: As per the Ujala Scheme, An individual can buy less power consuming products from their EB office by showing the Adhaar card. You can collect 9 watts LED bulb by paying just Rs.65 per piece (Maximum of 10 numbers per person), LED tube light set for just Rs.230 and a Crompton 48 inches five-star ceiling fan for just Rs.1150.
What is the UJALA scheme?
Honorable PM Narendra Modi described the LED bulb as the “Prakash Path” means “way to light“. A simple act of the change of a single light bulb to LED at South Block PM’s office heralded a movement in the entire country for reflecting the same change. The initiative is part of the Indian Governments efforts to spread the message of energy efficiency in the country. UJALA scheme targets to promote efficient use of the energy at the residential level by enhancing the awareness of consumers about the efficiency of using energy efficient appliances.
The Bulbs and fans are provided with the warranty of 3 years and 2 1/2 years respectively. This scheme is mainly to increase the number of consumers to buy the less power consuming appliances. Most of the people have purchased this product and are getting benefitted by this. Plenty of people has been benefitted by this scheme. The UJALA even have a set of quality checks for the appliances and you can check those in the official government site.
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Total LEDs distributed as on 09 MAY 2017 12:59 is 23,33,57,702 and this will save about 30,305 mn kWh energy per year. These LED’s have saved Rs. 12,122 crores a year and have avoided about 6,067 MW peak demand of energy. As per the official site, a total of 2,45,47,443 t CO2 is reduced by these LEDs.
Total Fans distributed as on 09 MAY 2017 13:04 is 7,56,819 and this will save about 2,93,267 kWh energy per day. These fans have saved Rs. 9,97,107 a day and have avoided about 19 MW peak demand of energy. As per the official site, a total of 240 t CO2 is reduced by these fans a day.
Total Tubelights distributed as on 09 MAY 2017 13:05 is 20,17,075 and this will save about 8,83,47,885 kWh energy per year. These tube lights have saved Rs. 30,03,82,809 a year and have avoided about 40 MW peak demand of energy. As per the official site, a total of 72,445 t CO2 is reduced by these tube lights a day.
This is considered as one of the best schemes provided.