Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal 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.

  • Chandigarh, Mar 13 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal 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.
  • The Chief Minister was replying to a question regarding Ujala Scheme in the ongoing budget session of Vidhan Sabha, here today.
  • He said that power discoms were purchasing these items from M/s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Power Finance Corporation and Rural Electrification Corporation to promote energy efficient devices. M/s EESL procures these items through competitive bidding from various manufacturers.
  • Mr. Manohar Lal said that the work to construct 33 K.V substation at village Sangatpura, Jind Assembly Constituency, has been allotted to the contractor on December 18, 2017 and the execution is likely to start in March 2018. Regarding the PAT transformers, he said that PAT transformers have already been installed on 1,345 agriculture feeders in the state and the remaining feeders are to be covered during 2018-19.
  • The Chief Minister said that Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon scheme was being implemented for the reduction of line losses and enhanced supply or power in rural areas in the state. Under the scheme, consumers are allowed to deposit the old arrears in five instalments alongwith current bills. The consumers are incentivised by way of increase in supply hours up to 24 hours after the defaulting amounts of the feeder reach provided level of recovery.
  • The present state government has supplied canal water to the arid and water starving areas of 213 villages in districts Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Jhajjar, Gurugram, Hisar, Ambala and Kaithal, and covering 18 assembly constituencies.