Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All UJALA was launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 1 May 2015, replacing the “Bachat Lamp Yojana”. Within 1 year of its launch, 9 crore LED bulbs were sold in the country, reducing their electricity bills by Rs 55 billion.
To know the real time tracking of LED distribution you can download National UJALA Dashboard the UJALA App on Android and Iphone. You can also dial 9220036666 for more information.
The government’s target is to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs in India with LEDs by 2019 leading to an expected reduction in installed load of 20,000 MW with an annual estimated savings of over 100 million kwh and an annual reduction of Rs 400 billion (US$5.9 billion) in electricity bills.