The Street Lighting National Programme(SLNP), being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of four Power Sector PSUs, envisages replacement of conventional street lights with LED lights by March, 2019. EESL is playing an important role as a catalyst in replacing these streetlights, while several other suppliers are also carrying out the same in cities/states.
The target for 2015-16 was to launch the programme in 100 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) whereas EESL has already launched the programme in 112 ULBs. The State/UT- wise details of LED street lights installed by EESL are given below:
|S. No||State||LED Street Lights Installed by EESL|
|2||Delhi (Only South Delhi Municipal Corporation area)||1,88,973|
|3||Kerala (Only Alleppey District)||5,676|
|5||Tripura (only Agartala city )||34,200|
|6||UP (Aligarh & Varanasi Cities )||17,290|
|8||Telangana||971 (pilot project)|
|9||Pondicherry||300 (pilot project)|
|10||Maharashtra||659 (pilot project)|
|11||Bihar||150 (pilot project)|
The information was provided by the Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines,Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, today.