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Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All 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 55 billion .

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA)
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PM Modi launches Scheme for LED bulb distribution in Delhi
Country India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Ministry MoP
Key people Piyush Goyal
Launched 1 May 2015; 19 months ago (2015-05-01)
Website www.delp.in
Status: Active


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 55 billion (US$820 million).

The scheme was announced as "Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP)" on 5 January 2015, urging the people to use LED bulbs in place of incandescent bulbs, tube lights and CFL bulbs as they are more efficient, long lasting and economical in their life cycle duration.

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