New Delhi [India] Jan. 9 (ANI
): Power Minister Piyush Goyal
will unveil world's largest street light replacement programme in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area today.
In this programme, two lakh LED lights will replace inefficient lamps.
Goyal will also launch a mobile app called EESL Complaint App for SDMC, wherein users can now lodge complaints about faulty street lights.
Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), currently running in the SDMC
area is the World's Largest Street Light Replacement Programme.
The SLNP is being implemented by state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Power.
The SLNP programme
is presently running in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Tripura, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
A total of 15.36 lakh street
lights have already been replaced in the country with LED bulbs, which is resulting in energy savings of over 20 crore kWh, avoiding capacity of nearly 51 MW and reducing 1.68 lakh tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per annum. ( lights