power department introduces mobile vehicles to sell led bulbs in rural areas | bareilly news - times of india
The campaign will soon be extended to other regions as well.
According to electricity officials, the move was taken after the ministry\'s ambitious plan to start promoting LED bulbs in urban areas in October 2015 received an unprecedented response.
The counters set up by local power departments sold more than 4 lakh LED bulbs in less than 3 months. .
The department is now ready to persuade residents in rural areas to use LED bulbs, which will not only reduce their electricity bills, but will also help the power sector to meet the growing demand for electricity supplies.
The chief engineer of beibang Electric Power Co. , Ltd. confirms the report for rural areas (UPPCL)
V. K. Sharma said, \"four mobile vehicles are moving one block and one block, which will not only sell LED bulbs, but will also inspire locals to replace existing lights with them.
The vehicles will visit the village once in two weeks.
\"According to Power officials, Bareilly is among the best in LED username sheets selling more than 4 lakh LED bulbs compared to neighboring areas such as Badaun (50,000), Shahjhanpur (1. 4 lakh)and Pilibhit(
Less than 1 lakh).
Sharma said, \"with the power sector saving about 2,000 of power since the launch of the program, replacing CFLs with LED lights has begun to show its impact.
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