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Meghalaya government, World Bank ink agreement for Rs 100-crore project

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday said that Government will soon ink an agreement with the World Bank for funding to the tune of over 100 crore aimed at protecting and preserving the catchment areas of the state. ...

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Haryana distributes 14.4 million LED bulbs till January 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that under the Ujala Scheme, 1,45,96,421 LED bulbs, 44,102 fans and 1,76,133 tubes have been distributed till January 2018.


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Central govt scheme helps Chandigarh power dept save Rs 25 crore

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018

 Chandigarh: The energy saving appliances distributed under the Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (Ujala) scheme of the Central government have helped the Chandigarh electricity department...

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Subject Tags: energy savings , LED bulbs

76% of LED bulb brands in India flout consumer safety standards

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

Amid the on-going push by the government to distribute LED bulbs to the citizens at a subsidised rate, over 70 percent of the LED brands of bulb and downlights have been flouting consumer safety...

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Subject Tags: LED bulbs , study

Street lighting programme lights up 50,000 km of roads with 3 million LEDs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 21, 2017

The Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has led to the illumination of 50,000 km of Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the country, the government said today.

The installation of 30 lakh LED street lights has resulted in 39 crore...

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Finance Ministry issues norms for Central offices to retrofit energy efficient appliances

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 16, 2017

The Union Finance Ministry has issued guidelines for mandatory installation of energy efficient appliances in all Central Government buildings across India.

It has directed that usage of LED based lightings and energy efficient cooling equipment such as fans and air...

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North East Frontier Railway: 48 stations go green, turn on LED lights

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

Taking a step forward in reducing energy consumption, the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has converted 48 stations under it into 100% LED bulb lighting system. Another 60 stations will be...

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Andhra Pradesh : Pact signed for LED street lights in 7,024 villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

In a significant development on the energy efficiency front, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) entered into an agreement on Monday with the Government of India (GoI) for replacing 10 lakh...

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Over 25 crore LED bulbs distributed under UJALA scheme: EESL

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

With the implementation of government's UJALA programme in Arunachal Pradesh, the world's largest non-subsidised LED bulb distribution programme is now being implemented across the country, EESL...

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Andhra Pradesh to install energy-efficient LED street lights in villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

The State government which is swiftly progressing ahead with integrated development of both urban and rural areas has decided to kick start yet another revolutionary program of energy efficient...

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