Question raised in Lok Sabha on Adverse Health Effects of LED Bulbs, 04/07/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Adverse Health Effects of LED Bulbs, 04/07/2019. Hon’ble Prime Minister launched the National LED Programme on 5th January, 2015 which has two components (i) Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) to provide LED bulbs to domestic consumers, and (ii) Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) to replace conventional street lights with energy efficient LED street lights. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV of PSUs under the Ministry of Power is the implementing agency of the programme. The objectives of the National LED Programme is to (i) to reduce energy consumption in lighting sector which helps DISCOMs to manage peak demand, and (ii) to promote the use of the most efficient lighting technology at affordable rates to domestic consumers leading to reduced energy bill.