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Government distributes 2 crore LED bulbs, saves Rs 1,000 crore a year

Source: The Times of India, Date: October , 2015

The Narendra Modi government's programme to get consumers to replace less efficient CFL or incandescent lights with latest LED bulbs is gaining momentum, with the number of bulbs distributed crossing the 2-crore mark and generating annual savings of over Rs 1,000 crore. Data available with the government showed that more than 2 crore subsidized LED bulbs had been distributed under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme till Thursday evening, helping in daily energy savings of 73 lakh units, which translates into Rs 2.9 crore a day.

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