Central government has now introduced Led Tubelight and ceiling fans along with Led Bulbs under Ujala Scheme. Subsequently, people can order Led bulbs with minimum quantity of 50 pieces in addition to ceiling fans and tubelight. Accordingly, people must place order in multiples of 50 for LED bulbs, 20 for Tubelights and 4 for fans through CSC digital Seva Portal.
Ujala Scheme (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) is a flagship scheme of PM Modi govt. to promote energy efficiency. Moreover, distribution of these energy efficient devices is carried out through Common Service Centers. People can purchase these appliances from CSC at a reduced initial cost.
VLEs can collect their order from nearest Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) centers. Under Ujala scheme, the warranty of the products (bulb, tubelight and fans) is 2.5 to 3 years. See List of All Services provided by CSC in India.
Objectives of Ujala Scheme
Central govt. has launched this scheme to fulfill the following objectives:-
- Creating awareness about energy efficiency across the country.
- To promote efficient use of energy at the resident level.
- Aggregating demand for use of energy efficient appliances.
- To reduce the initial cost to facilitate higher uptake of LED lights.
Now with the introduction of LED Tubelights and Fans along with the bulbs, Central govt. wants to fulfill these objectives.
Role of VLE’s under Ujala Scheme
VLEs must fulfill the following responsibilities :-
- Procurement of Appliances under Ujala Scheme through CSC Digital Seva Portal.
- Sale of Ujala appliances according to the listed MRP.
- Compulsory entry of the products being sell to the consumers. This data is essential for making payment to the VLE’s.
- All the VLEs who have got their ordered stock needs to make entry at the Digital Seva Portal.
MRP & Warranty of Products – Ujala Scheme
Under Ujala scheme, EESL provides warranty on the products for the following duration:-
|Electrical Appliances||MRP||Warranty||VLE Commission||TDS||Net VLE Commission|
|Led Bulbs||Rs. 70||3 years warranty||Rs. 4||Rs. 0.20||Rs. 3.80|
|Tube Light||Rs. 220||3 years warranty||Rs. 9||Rs. 0.45||Rs. 8.55|
|Ceiling Fan||Rs. 1110||2.5 years technical warranty||Rs. 37||Rs. 1.85||Rs. 35.15|
Ujala Scheme – Details
The important features and highlights of Ujala Scheme are as follows:-
- Now Led Tubelights and Ceiling Fans are also available along with the LED bulbs at the Digital Seva Portal.
- Subsequently, minimum order quantity is 50 bulbs and order must be placed in multiples of 50.
- VLEs shall collect their order from nearest EESL centers after confirmation call from the EESL staff.
- EESL offers warranty on electrical appliance to the eligible grid connected domestic users.
Now people will get LED Tubelights and Ceiling Fans along with LED bulbs at a reduced cost for their residential use. This will promote energy efficiency to a great extent.
UJALA Scheme for Energy Efficient Fans & LED Tubelights in Jharkhand
The chief minister of Jharkhand has launched the LED tube light and energy efficient fans under the UJALA scheme in the state. The state government after distributing a total of about 85 Lakh LED bulbs in the state would distribute LED tube lights and energy efficient fans under the “Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All” UJALA scheme.
The state government has provided electricity to 7 lakh households in last two years but still about 23 Lakh households in the state remains without electricity. The state government has set a target of providing electricity to rest 23 Lakh households by March 2019.
The Jharkhand Government under the UJALA scheme which is being run by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power aims to distribute more than 25 Lakh LED tube lights and one lakh energy efficient fans to people on upfront payment. The government estimates to provide scheme benefits to about 5.5 Lakh people across the state.
The LED bulbs and Tube Lights comes with three year warranty while the energy efficient fans comes with 2.5 year warranty under the scheme. The EESL would replace the bulbs, tube lights and fans free of cost under the warranty period if a technical problem occurs. The replaced through the same distribution outlets operating in the state.
The LED bulbs has already proved to be the electricity and money savers for the consumers as well as the government. The distribution of the LED tube lights and fans would further help in saving the energy for peak demand and reducing energy bills for the consumers.
UJALA LED Bulb Scheme Launched in Jammu and Kashmir
UJALA, a central government scheme for distribution of LED bulbs at subsidized rates has been launched in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The scheme launch was marked by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday by distributing the LED bulbs among the people.
Under the UJALA scheme in J&K, consumers can purchase upto 5 LED bulbs at a rate of Rs. 20 each bulb by showing their electricity bill or the identity cards. If the consumers want to purchase more than 5 bulbs, charges will be Rs. 95 per bulb.
The scheme is expected to bring the electricity bill down for the consumers and saves the electricity for the state & for the nation as well.
At present, there are about 80 Lakh inefficient bulbs in the state, if all replaced with the LED bulbs, it will save a lot of energy. The power consumption of an LED bulb is just about one tenth of the normal yellow bulb.
7 and 9 watt bulbs are being distributed under the UJALA scheme across the nation.
Ujala Scheme LED Bulbs in Delhi to be Available at Rs. 75
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will be distributing 9 Watt LED bulbs in the capital city from July onward. The LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs will be available to both the home consumers as well as to commercial entities at same rates.
Under the central Governments’s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED’s for All), government will distribute 9 watt LED bulbs in Delhi at discounted prices.
Earlier, 7 Watt LED bulbs were being distributed under the scheme which will no longer be available for sale. The consumers who already bought these 7 watt LED bulbs and facing some issues can get those replaced from dedicated replacement centers.
The new 9 watt LED bulbs are technically superior than the earlier ones and each bulb can help save anywhere between Rs. 160 to Rs. 400 per year. The life expectancy of the bulb is 25000 hours, making the cost recovery in less than one year.
The Ujala LED scheme will be implemented across 87 circles in Delhi. Under the Ujala Scheme, over 66 lakh LED bulbs have already been distributed resulting in an annual energy saving of 86 crore kWh.
Ujala LED Bulb Distribution Scheme Launched in Goa
Ujala LED bulb scheme, a LED bulb distribution scheme of central government has been launched by the Union Minister of Power Piyush Goyal on 16th June in Goa. Under the scheme, mass distribution of LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulbs at subsidized rates will be done in the state.
Under the Ujala LED Bulb Scheme in Goa, the residents will get 3 LED bulbs at Rs. 25 each in the first stage. Subsequently, each bulb can be purchased at Rs. 85, part of which can be paid in installments. The consumers will get 9 watt of LED bulbs under the scheme. The actual market price of the LED bulbs being distributed is Rs. 300-350.
The scheme of Ujala LED bulbs was launched by the minister while addressing a two-day conference on power and renewable energy Panaji. The government aims to distribute about 15 lakh LED bulbs affecting 5 Lakh households in the state in the first state of the scheme.
The scheme will not only help cut power bills for the consumers but also help saving a lot of electricity for the nation. According to the minister, the Ujala scheme is a part of the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get 24×7 power for all. Ujala scheme in Goa is expected to save over 78 million KWH of power every year in the state and about Rs. 850-1,000 on annual electricity bills per household.
The government is ensuring that all the scheme related to energy conservation and production are being implemented successfully in a completely transparent manner.
Pradhan Mantri UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for all) Yojana is a central government scheme under which LED bulbs are being provided to consumers at subsidized rates.