Haryana makes LED lights mandatory in offices

Chandigarh, June 23 : The use of LED bulbs and tubelights has been made mandatory in all offices under the Haryana government, an official said on Saturday.

"All administrative secretaries, head of departments and managing directors of boards, corporations and public undertakings have been directed to ensure replacing all inefficient lighting with LED lamps or tube lights by August 15 positively," said a spokesman of New and Renewable Energy Department.

He said that, as per directions of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, all halogen, sodium bulbs and tubelights should be replaced with energy-efficient LED bulbs and tubelights, adding use of incandescent lamps and purchase of sodium vapour lamps by government sector, government aided sector, boards and corporations and autonomous bodies has already been banned.

"Officers have been directed to ensure compliance of these orders," he said adding that the officers have been asked to submit a compliance report within a month.



Source: IANS