Prices of appliances under UJALA revised after GST comes into effect
The prices of energy efficient appliances distributed under the Government of India’s Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) scheme have been revised, owing to the rollout of the Goods & Services Tax (GST). The 9W LED bulbs are priced Rs70/-, 20W LED tube light Rs 220/- and 5-star rated fans will be available at Rs1, 200/- only.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the administration of Ministry of Power, Government of India and the nodal agency for implementation of the UJALA programme-- has appealed all consumers not to pay any amount over and above the prices fixed by EESL for the UJALA appliances.
BEE 5-star rated energy efficient fans distributed by EESL are of 50 Watts, which are 30 % more efficient than the fans available in market. The LED bulbs and LED tube lights provided under the UJALA scheme come with a three-year free replacement warranty while the energy efficient fans come with a 2.5 year technical warranty.