Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has distributed 90
million LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA)
program in the financial year 2015-16.
Under the UJALA program, during FY 2015-16, about 90 million
LED bulbs have been distributed by EESL, resulting in an estimated energy
saving of 11.719 billion kWh per year, stated Mr. Piyush Goyal, in the Rajya
program is voluntary and runs without any budgetary allocation from the Government
of India. More than 225 million consumers have participated in the UJALA
program, so far, according to Ministry of Power.
The UJALA program was launched in 2015, with the
target of replacing 770 million incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs.