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CESL to distribute LED bulbs under Gram UJALA to mark National Energy Conservation Day 2021

Posted On: 10 DEC 2021 4:20PM by PIB Delhi

On the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day 2021, observed each year on 14th December, Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will be expanding their flagship Gram UJALA programme. Under this initiative, LED bulbs will be distributed at a highly subsidised rate at Rupees  10 across 2579 villages in five states – Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka.

Launched in March 2021 by Shri R K Singh, Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, the programme has already achieved a distribution mark of more than 33 lakh LED bulbs in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Starting December 14, it will be active in the other three states as well.

CESL will continue to provide 7-Watt and 12-Watt energy-efficient LED bulbs that come with a guarantee period of three years, against submission of working incandescent bulbs.



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