DC Dimapur flags off Ujala Yojana


Dimapur, April 14: Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Sushil Kumar Patel (IAS) alongside ADC Dimapur Sara Jamir flagged off the Ujala Yojana programme for the State of Nagaland at the Administrative Officers Residential Complex on Saturday.
In his brief address, Sushil Kumar Patel informed that Ujala Yojana is one programme which is a part of special campaign Sabka Sath Goan Sabka Vikas for celebrating Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from April 14 to May 5. During the campaign, the Ministry of Power has decided to complete electrification in all the remaining unelectrified households in 21058 identified villages across the country under Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Saubhagya, he said.
In Nagaland the programme covers 1400 villages out of which 82 villages has been selected under Dimapur district.
ADC Dimapur, Sara informed that under Ujala Yojana 10 vans will go in the villages from April 14 to May 5 for selling 9 watt LED bulbs at the cost of Rs 50 with 3 years special replacement warantee providing 80 percent energy saving. The programme is a joint venture of Ministry of Power in collaboration with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) who is providing the vans for transportation free of cost and the bulbs at cheaper rates. She expressed gratitude to EESL for the platform given to Dimapur district.
The district administration Dimapur is coordinating between EESL and the villages in carrying out the Ujala Yojana for the welfare and benefit of the villagers.
Administrative officers, GBs and chairmen of different villages, officials from EESL also attended the flagging off ceremony. (Page News Service)