Rural areas are shining under this scheme, LED bulb is available for only 10 rupees

Gram Ujala Yojna Scheme in Villages: Gram Ujala Yojna is one of the most ambitious scheme of the Modi government at the Centre, in which efforts are being made by the government to ensure that every household in the country can have access to LED bulbs. Through this scheme, the government is distributing LED bulbs among the people for 10 rupees.

The special thing is that the government company Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has distributed 50 lakh LED bulbs under the Gram Ujala Yojana. It has so far been implemented in large parts of the country like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka (Karnataka) and rural areas of Telangana (Telangana).

Gram Ujala Yojana is getting better response in rural areas
Let us tell you that CESL started the work of distributing LED bulbs in the villages at an affordable price i.e. Rs 10 in the month of March 2021. Under this scheme, CESL had distributed 10 lakh LED bulbs among the people in a day. Under this scheme, in lieu of old bulbs, the government is providing good quality 7 watt and 12 watt LED bulbs to the people with a guarantee of 3 years at a nominal fee of Rs 10. Like this scheme, maximum 5 bulbs (5 bulbs) can be given to a family.

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Government will save Rs 250 crore annually
Let us tell you that due to the distribution of LED bulbs under the Gram Ujala Yojana, the consumption of about 72 crore electricity units is decreasing every year. Due to this, a drop of about Rs 250 crore has been recorded in the electricity bill in rural areas, which has been waived by the government. This scheme has been implemented till March 2022. But, it is expected that the government may extend the deadline due to the benefits of the scheme.

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