CESL completed distribution of 1 million LED bulbs under Gram UJALA programme

Convergence Energy Services Limited, has achieved the milestone of distributing 1 million LED bulbs in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, under its Gram UJALA scheme.

Under the Gram Ujala programme, CESL is providing rural households 7-watt and 12-watt LED bulbs with a warranty of three years against the submission of working incandescent bulbs. As of July 20, 2021, 593,130 LED bulbs have been distributed in Bihar, covering 119,532 households and 435,746 LED bulbs have been distributed in Uttar Pradesh, covering 87,546 households. The programme aims at providing superior illumination at an affordableprice of Rs 10 per bulbthereby ensuring significant savings per household. Since its launch the scheme has helped save costs of about Rs 431.8 million per year, reduced energy to the tune of 143 MUs per year and mitigated 0.14 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

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