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Rajasthan launched a Scheme for Energy Conservation

Jun 28, 2013 14:56 IST

The Rajasthan government on 27 June 2013 launched a unique scheme called Mukhyamantri Bijli Bachat Lamp Yojna for energy conservation. The State government will provide 2 CFL bulb free of cost to all electricity consumers of villages and BPL consumers in urban areas. This unique scheme will continue till August 2013.

53 lakh families in the state will be benefited with this scheme. Special camps are being organised for distribution of CFLs in the state. The state Government will spent 100 crore rupees on this scheme. The purpose of this scheme is to save energy and conservation of environment. With the use of these one crore six lakh CFLs 93 crore rupees electricity will be saved and consumers will save 278 crore rupees per year in the state.

Energy conservation refers to reducing energy through using less of an energy service. Energy conservation differs from efficient energy use, which refers to using less energy for a constant service.

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