GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Power
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2538
TO BE ANSWERED ON 27.07.2009
Bachat Lamp Yojana
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?
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.