Ujala - BRPL
An ordinary bulb is an extremely energy inefficient form of lighting with just 5% of the electricity input converted to light. Efficient light bulbs like Light-emitting Diode (LEDs) consumes only one-tenth of energy used by ordinary bulb to provide the same or better light output.
"UJALA" - an acronym for UnnatJyoti by Affordable LEDs for All formally labelled as DELP (Domestic Efficient Lighting Program) is an initiative of Ministry of Power, Government of India’s to promote efficient use of energy at the residential level and enhance the awareness of customers about the efficacy of using energy efficient appliances.
The main objective is to promote efficient lighting, enhance awareness on using efficient equipment which reduce electricity bills and help preserve environment.
BRPL (BSES Rajdhani Power) in collaboration with EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Limited) is facilitating distribution of 9W LED Bulbs, 20W LED Tube Lights and 50W BEE 5star rated Energy Efficient Fans.
Benefits of the Scheme:
The customer will get a branded 9 W LED bulbs, 20 W tube lights and BEE 5 star rates Energy efficient Ceiling Fans at most discounted price in comparison to market price. Customer’s electricity bill will be reduced with usage of each LED bulb, tube light and ceiling fan, thus making the cost recovery earlier. This will lead to savings in electricity and lower consumption of fossil fuels thus benefiting the environment. LEDs are completely safe and do not represent any hazard to the human eye. When compared to CFLs, LEDs do not have mercury and therefore, have no negative impact on environment.
Price of Appliances:
- 9W LED bulbs at affordable cost of Rs. 70/- each inclusive of GST
- 20W Energy Efficient LED Tube light at affordable cost of Rs. 220/- inclusive of GST
- BEE 5 star rates Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans at affordable cost of Rs. 1110/- inclusive of GST.
Every domestic/commercial/industrial/other customers of BRPL having recent electricity bill or authorized ID proof (Aadhar, Voter Card, Driving License, passport, PAN card) is eligible to get the LED bulbs, tube lights and ceiling fans under the UJALA Scheme.
Location for Procuring Appliances:
The appliances are distributed through counters set up at BRPL customer care Centre at 23 locations.
Consumers can buy these appliances during awareness campaign also which is launched time to time.
Documents/evidence is required to be given to get LED Bulbs, LED Tube Lights and Fans:
The following documents must be shown as evidence:
- Original copy of recent electricity bill or
- Original copy of photo ID proof (Aadhar, Voter Card, Driving License, passport, PAN card)
There is no limit of distribution bulbs, tube lights and ceiling fans therefore customers can avail the appliances after showing Id proof or electricity bill copy.
EESL is providing extended warranty for replacement of the faulty LED Bulbs free of cost for 1 year, 20W Energy Efficient LED Tube lights for 3 years & BEE 5 star rated ceiling FAN for 2 years at free of cost commencing from distribution of to the customer. During the distribution, replacements can be done through any of the BRPL distribution counters that is operating at BRPL customer care center. And post distribution EESL is providing a customer care number for replacement of appliances.
EESL shall be the sole responsible agency for providing the warranty to Customers for bulb, Tube lights and Fan.
Customers must keep the invoice receipts in safe custody to avail the warranty. Only the LED bulbs, tube lights and ceiling fans with UJALA branding shall be replaced.
Responsibility for ensuring performance and service of the products:
EESL shall be sole responsible for the performance and service of the LED bulbs, Tube lights and Fans distributed under program.
Complaints can be registered at EESL portal www.support.eeslindia.org or customer care number provided by EESL.
Power saving comparison:
|No of Bulb/Tube light /Fan||Numbers||1||1||1|
|Replacing against conventional light/fan||ICL& CFL(ICL = 100W + CFL= 18W)||FTL (FTL =36W+ Ballast =8W)||Non star ceiling fan|
|Wattage of ICL/CFL (Average)||Watt||59||46||75|
|Wattage of Energy Efficient Appliances||Watt||9||20||50/28|
|Power saving (Approx.)||%||85%||56%||33%/63%|
|Free of Cost warranty||Years||1||3||2|