Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has implemented the Gram Ujala Programme under which energy-efficient LED bulbs of 7W and 12W were distributed in exchange of 60W and 100W incandescent bulb respectively, at Rs.10 per LED bulb in rural areas.  Under Gram UJALA, 1 Crore LED bulbs have been distributed in rural areas of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Telangana (5 States) as a Pilot Project.  The distribution under the pilot project of Gram Ujala has been completed and currently, no further distribution activity is underway.

This information was given by Shri R.K Singh Union Minister for Power and MNRE in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

**News Source: PIB India**

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