Street Lighting National Programme vs Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

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New Delhi, DDUGJY and : SLNP

1,639,265 Street Lights Replaced with Led Bulbs

1,639,265 street bulbs have been replaced with LED Lights throughout the country under Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP). This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

The details are as follows:

State/UT-wise details regarding number of street lights replaced by LED lamps

under SLNP Programme:

 

State/UT

No. of LED street lights

Andhra Pradesh

575,625

Bihar

150

Delhi

226,718

Himachal Pradesh

12,681

Kerala

9,707

Maharashtra

24,154

Puducherry

300

Rajasthan

593,523

Telangana

2,671

Tripura

36,789

Uttar Pradesh

41,646

Assam

4,798

Gujarat

44,147

Jharkhand

2,800

Madhya Pradesh

9,407

Punjab

3,682

West Bengal

300

Jammu & Kashmir

700

Uttarakhand

500

Goa

48,306

Chhattisgarh

661

Total

1,639,265

 

ABOUT SLNP

Prime Minister Shri Naremdra Modi, has launched the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) on 5th January, 2015 to attain significant savings by promoting LED based lighting. The scheme is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of four Public Sector Undertakings under the Ministry of Power. There is no element of Government of India subsidy in the scheme. EESL has evolved a service model to enable municipalities to replace conventional lights with LEDs at no upfront cost. The resultant reduction in Energy and maintenance cost of the municipality is used  to repay  EESL over a period of time. The target is to  install 3.5 crore LED street.

lights in all the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of the country by March, 2019, which will result in avoided capacity generation of 1500 MW and save 9 billion KWh per year. The benefits likely to be accrued to the country as a result of implementation of SLNP programme is as follows:

 

No of LED bulbs distributed/street lights to be replaced in 3 years

3.5 crore

Expected annual energy savings

9 billion KWh (Approx)

Expected reduction in installed load

1500 MW (Approx)

Estimated capital investment (excluding O&M cost) (Approx)

Rs. 35,000 crore

Annual estimated GHG emission reductions (Approx)

6.2 million tonnes of CO2

Estimated quantum of energy saved so far as a result of implementation (billion KWh per year)

0.42

 

11,931 Villages Electrified Under DDUGJY

Out of 18,452 un-electrified villages, 11,931 villages have been electrified as on 30.01.2017 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). This was stated by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. Remaining villages are targeted to be electrified by May, 2018.

The progress of electrification of un-electrified villages during the last two and half years, as informed by the State Power Utilities, is as under:

Sl. No.

Year

Target

Achievement

1

FY 2014-15

1900

1405 (73%)

2

FY 2015-16

5686

  7108 (125%)

3

FY 2016-17            (upto 31.12.2016)

             8360

                  4423 (53%)

 

Goyal further informed that upto 15th January 2017, 5,775 projects have been sanctioned under DDUGJY for various rural electrification works, including electrification of un-electrified villages. 4.27 crore Below Poverty Line (BPL) households have also been sanctioned under the scheme.

 “The project cost of DDUGJY is Rs.75,893 crore including its RE component”, the minister said.

(Source: pib.nic.in)



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