LED based lighting may be installed in all Governemnt Buildings – DoE OM

LED based lighting may be installed in all Governemnt Buildings – DoE OM ** F.No. 25(24)/E.Coord12017 **Ministry of Finance,  Department of Expenditure,  (E.Coord),  North Block, New Delhi,  Dated: 4th August, 2017 ** OFFICE MEMORANDUM ** Subject: Economy Measures – Mandatory installation of LED based lighting in
all Government buildings – regarding**

The Hon’ble Prime Minister on 5th January 2015 launched the National LED
programme to facilitate rapid adoption of LED based home and street
lighting across the country

F.No. 25(24)/E.Coord12017
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
(E.Coord)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 4th August, 2017 
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 
Subject: Economy Measures – Mandatory installation of LED based lighting in
all Government buildings – regarding

The Hon’ble Prime Minister on 5th January 2015 launched the National LED
programme to facilitate rapid adoption of LED based home and street
lighting across the country. The programme components, Unnat Jyoti by
Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) and Street Lighting National Programme
(SNLP) are under implementation in 34 States and UTs. This programme along
with Building Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) is being implemented by
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture company of four
power sector Central PSUs. EESL works on Energy Services Company (ESCO)
model wherein upfront investment is done by EESL and the investment is
recouped on annuity basis with performance based guaranteed energy saving
during the project period.
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2. Pursuant to the above the Central Government has taken a decision for
mandatory installation of LED based lighting and energy efficient
equipments (Fans & ACs) in all Government buildings.
3. Government buildings is a major source of energy consumption. Usage of
LED based lightings and energy efficient equipments in Government buildings
will lead to economy in expenditure and savings in the long run through
reduction in energy consumed.
4. Keeping in view the economy in expenditure and savings that will entail,
all Ministries/ Departments are requested to convert the existing
lightings/equipments into LED based lightings and energy efficient
equipments on priority utilizing the services of CPWD/EESL.
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5. The model Agreement/Contract to be entered in to between the Client
Ministry/Department and EESL is enclosed for reference. The Client
Ministry/Department and EESL on mutual agreement can modify/amend the
provisions of the model Agreement/Contract to suit their specific
requirements.
6. In respect of those Government buildings maintained by CPWD but where
the electricity bill is borne/paid by the respective
Ministries/Departments, CPWD (as third party) will countersign the
agreement to provide comfort to the Ministry/Department as well as
extending help for implementing the contract.
7. Action taken in this regard be reported to Ministry of Power and
Department of Expenditure by 15.08.2017 for monitoring purposes.
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Director

To

All Secretaries of Ministries/Departments

Copy to

1. Cabinet Secretary, Government of India

2. Prime Ministers’ Office, South Block

Source : DOE

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