14.4 mn LED bulbs distributed in Haryana: CM

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Ujala SchemeAs part of its Ujala Scheme, the Government of Haryana has distributed 1,45,96,421 LED bulbs, 44,102 fans and 1,76,133 tubes till January 2018, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said.

Giving a reply during the ongoing budget session of the Haryana State Assembly, Khattar said power discoms were purchasing these items from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of NTPCBSE 0.35 %, PGCIL, PFC and REC, to promote energy efficient devices. EESL procures these items through competitive bidding from various manufactures.

The work, the Chief Minister said, to construct 33 K.V substation at village Sangatpura, Jind Assembly Constituency, is likely to commence soon.

PAT transformers have already been installed on 1,345 agriculture feeders in Haryana, he added.

In addition, the chief minister apprised that House that  ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ scheme was being implemented for reduction of line losses and enhanced supply of power in rural areas. In this scheme, consumers are allowed to deposit arrears in five instalments along with the current bills.

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