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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Power

 

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2538

TO BE ANSWERED ON 27.07.2009  

Bachat Lamp Yojana

2538.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of POWER be pleased to state:-

(a)       whether there have been consulted initiatives, both in public and private sectors, to promote the use of CFL, to effect substantial saving in power consumption;

(b)       whether the Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY) has been launched to replace high wattage incandescent bulb with 11-15 watt. CFL;

(c)       whether these initiatives, jointly by Government, CFL makers and power distribution companies, would have any subsidy components; and

(d)       if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF POWER
( SHRI BHARATSINHG SOLANKI )

(a) :     Yes, Sir.

(b) :     Yes, Sir. The Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY) scheme has been formally launched by the Minister of Power on 25th February, 2009.

(c) :     No, Sir.

(d) :     Question does not arise.