Street Lighting National Programme Launched in 112 Urban Local Bodies

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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
1 Andhra Pradesh 3,93,500
2 Delhi (Only South Delhi Municipal Corporation area) 1,88,973
3 Kerala (Only Alleppey District) 5,676
4 Rajasthan 3,74,914
5 Tripura (only Agartala city ) 34,200
6 UP (Aligarh & Varanasi Cities ) 17,290
7 Assam 3,535
8 Telangana 971 (pilot project)
9 Pondicherry 300 (pilot project)
10 Maharashtra 659 (pilot project)
11 Bihar 150 (pilot project)
  Total 10,20, 168

 

 

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.