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Government of India
Ministry of Power
06 MAR 2018 3:05PM by PIB Delhi
49 lakh LED street lights installed till date under the Street Lighting National Programme

49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP). The Programme which was launched by the Prime Minister, on 5th January 2015, aims to replace 1.34 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights by March, 2019. SLNP is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under Ministry of Power.

EESL has conducted case studies on the implementation of LED street lights projects in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. So far, no specific problems have been encountered in the implementation of SLNP.

This information was given by the Minister of State (IC) Power, Shri R K Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.