Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All

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Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA)
Country India
Ministry MoP
Key people Raj Kumar Singh
Launched 1 May 2015; 3 years ago (2015-05-01)
Status Active
Website www.ujala.gov.in

Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA), also known as Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All,[1] was launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 1 May 2015, replacing the "Bachat Lamp Yojana".[2][3] The project is spearheaded by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited.[3] In non-subsidized LED lamp distribution projects, this program is considered the world's largest.[4][5][6] In May 2017, the Government of India announced that they were expanding the LED distribution project to the United Kingdom.[7]

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  1. ^ "EESL warns consumers against fraudulent websites". Pib.gov.in. Retrieved February 3, 2018. 
  2. ^ "UJALA launch in Coimbatore". Thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Let there be LED and more!". Thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  4. ^ "UJALA scheme: Over 25 crore LED bulbs distributed under UJALA scheme: EESL - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Himachal Promotes Energy Efficiency, Launches 'Ujala' Scheme - News18". News18.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  6. ^ "75L LED bulbs distributed so far under UJALA scheme: Govt". Dailypioneer.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 
  7. ^ "India's 'Ujala' to light up UK homes". The Times of India. Retrieved January 3, 2018.