The Telangana Government on 1 March 2016 decided to illuminate 25 municipalities in the state with Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs in 100 days.
A high level meeting by a group of ministers with the officials from the Energy Efficient Services Limited (EESL) decided that 90 lakh households in the state will be provided LED bulbs at reduced price.
Key highlights of the programme
• During the first phase of the programme, 12 lakh households in Medak, Nalgonda and Nizamabad districts will be supplied LED bulbs.
• The EESL will supply these bulbs to illuminate 12 lakh households in 25 municipalities.
• The government will bear the expenditure to supply two such LED bulbs to every household.
• In the second phase, the street lights in 25 municipalities will be replaced with LED bulbs.
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Who: Telangana Government
When: Decided on 1 March 2016
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