EESL distributes more than 13.15 Crore LED bulbs
NEW DELHI: More than 13.15 crore LED bulbs have been distributed by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd.( EESL) as on 18th July 2016 and approximately 8.0 crore by other suppliers. This information was given by Power minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
The minister further stated that ministry aims to replace 77 crore conventional incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs by March, 2019.EESL is playing an important role as a catalyst in replacing these bulbs, while several other suppliers are also engaged in the same. Goyal also mentioned that 1.2 crore domestic consumers have been targeted for distribution of LED bulbs by EESL in Gujarat and about 1.15 crore LED bulbs have been distributed by 19th July