|Chennai||Rs. 24020.00 (-0.17%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.28%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 24450.00 (0%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 24600.00 (-0.32%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24050.00 (0%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 24160.00 (-0.17%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24030.00 (-0.12%)|
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India's power ministry proposes to install about 25 million LED (light emitting diode) bulbs over the next 3-4 years to electrify Below Poverty Line (BPL) households.
According to an official statement here Friday, this initiative under the government's Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) - the rural electrification programme - is to promote LED bulbs under the Super Efficient Equipment Program (SEEP) in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-16).
The power ministry also proposes to provide financial incentives to fan manufacturers under SEEP, to produce super efficient fans, which will be available in the market to any consumer at a discounted price.