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Atal Jyoti Yojana

This topic provides information about Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY).

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) launched the Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY) to illuminate dark regions through establishment of solar street lights. It is a sub scheme under off –grid and decentralized solar application scheme of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India.

The Phase I was implemented during September 2016- March 2018. The Phase II is being implemented during 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Implementation agency

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has been entrusted to implement the scheme.

States covered

 

Phase I : The rural, semi-urban and urban areas that face less than 50% grid connectivity in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha will be illuminated with 7 W solar LED street lights. These solar lights were installed on major roads, markets and public conveniences in remote areas to sustainably enhance the citizens’ quality of life.

Phase II

  • States covered during Phase I - Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha
  • Hilly states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
  • North-eastern states including Sikkim
  • Islands of Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep
  • Parliamentary constituencies covering 48 Aspirational districts of states other than those covered above.

Funding allocation

The total cost of the scheme is Rs 583 crore. MNRE will provide 75% of the cost of street lights and remaining 25% will come from Member of Parliament Local Area Development funds (MPLADS).

Implementation

Under the scheme, SSL with LED capacity of 12 W will be provided as per MNRE norms in the identified states. The estimated cost per light is Rs 25,000.

To know the complete scheme operational guidelines, click here.

Present status

To know the present status of the porgramme, click here.

Complaint registration

To register your feedback/complaint on Solar LED Street Lights Installed Under AJAY, click here

Source : EESL

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Sreekanth Aug 16, 2019 07:06 PM

Is this scheme will be implementing in Andhra Pradesh state also ?

Anonymous Jun 14, 2019 01:45 PM

First of all thank you for implementing such scheme. Kindly think of installing solar street lights in the very remote Gram Panchayat BHARTIYA of BALDEO block in MATHURA District, UTTAR PRADESH. I am the Mukhiya of the Panchayat. Please do consider my suggestion. For any queries contact on 87*******77 AND MAIL ID- *******@gmail.com

Ritu Jaiswal May 25, 2018 06:02 AM

First of all thank you for implementing such scheme. Kindly think of installing solar street lights in the very remote Gram Panchayat Raj Singhwahini of Sonbarsa block in Sitamarhi District, Bihar. I am the Mukhiya of the Panchayat. Please do consider my suggestion. For any queries contact on 96*******95 or 98*******35

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