UJALA scheme launched in Malaysia 

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme in the State of Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia on Wednesday.

Sep 07, 2017 01:09 IST India Infoline News Service

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme in the State of Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia on Wednesday.
 
Under this scheme, each household in Melaka will get 10 high-quality 9-watt LED bulbs at a cost of only RM 10, which is a special price and is almost half of what in begin offered in the market. The distribution of these LED bulbs will take place from 28 Japerun centres in the region.
 
Under the extensive and ever-expanding idea of UJALA, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) plans to distribute about 1 million 9W LED bulbs, which will replace 18W CFLs. The initiative will have the logistical assistance and facilitation support from Green Growth Asia, which is a not-for-profit organization. The price of each bulb will be way lesser than the global average price of the LED bulbs, which still swings between 3-5 USD.
 
These bulbs sent from India will be of leading brands and manufacturers like Osram, Philips along with other companies of repute.

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