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Government of India
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
14-May-2012 16:00 IST
Pilot Projects on Village Energy Conservation

                Energy Efficient LED Technology  was used for household lighting in villages by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency under its scheme of providing financial assistance to State Designated Agencies (SDAs). The existing incandescent bulbs in the households of a village were replaced by LED lights in identified villages, comprising 200 to 250 households. The SDAs were provided financial support to implement the pilot project by Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the Scheme.

According to the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, the household incandescent bulbs were replaced by

 LED bulbs in 27 states during the 11th Plan. State-wise details are given below:-

No.

State

Name of Village

1

West Bengal

Village Dandirhat, Dist. 24 Parganas (North)

2

Jharkhand

Village Jamchuan, Dist. Ranchi

3

Bihar

Village Nepura, Silao Block, Dist. Nalanda

4

Orissa

Villages. Raghuraj Pur, Dist. Puri & Satyabhamapur, Dist. Cuttack

5

Arunachal Pradesh

Villages. Darka & Kabu, Dist. West Siang

6

Assam

Village Makum Pathar No. 4, Dist. Tinsukia

7

Nagaland

Village Rotomi, Dist. Mokokchung

8

Mizoram

Villages Ailawng, Buangpui & Neihloh

9

Meghalaya

Village Tynring, Dist. East Khasi Hill

10

Tripura

Village Chaturdas Debotabari, Old Agartala

11

Sikkim

Villages Ramam, Shipgyer, Salim Pakyal, Saffolliching

12

Uttarakhand

Village Ramgad, Dist. Nainital

13

Haryana

Village Shimla Molana, Block Panipat

14

Punjab

Village Chuni Khurd, Dist. Fatehgarh Sahib

15

Himachal Pradesh

Village Makhnu Majra, Dist. Solan, HP

16

Rajasthan

Village Jetwara, Dist. Sirohi

17

Uttar Pradesh

Village Anapur, Dist. Allahabad

18

Kerala

Village Perungottukurushi Panchayat, Ayakkurushi Colony

19

Andhra Pradesh

Village Pagidipally, Dist. Nalgonda

20

Tamil Nadu

Villages Vadakkalur, Kudanur & Kallukadu, Dist. Coimbatore

21

Karnataka

Village Mattur, Dist. Shimoga

22

Puducherry

Village Valavil, Mahe

23

Andaman & Nicobar

Village Caddlegunj, Andaman Trunk Road

24

Gujarat

Village Amarpura (Khana), Mansa Taluka, Dist. Gandhinagar

25

Maharashtra

Village Hivare Bajar, Ahmednagar

26

Chhattisgarh

Village Rawan, Dist. Raipur

27

Madhya Pradesh

Village Jait, Budhani Tehsil, Dist. Sehore

According to the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, no pilot projects have been undertaken in remote villages / towns having no electricity during the last three years.

This information was given by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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