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Syska invests Rs. 170 cr to set up mfg units in India

Syska Group, a home grown brand specializing in lighting solutions with its LED Lights has invested approximately 170 crores in India. With an aim to support government's initiative of Make in India, Syska has set up over three manufacturing plants for its lighting...

Tata Comm lights the way for JUSCO with India’s largest deployment of smart streetlights

Tata Communications, a leading digital infrastructure provider, and MOTWANE, a technology based electronic and IoT company manufacturing electronic test and measurement equipment with in-house R&D capabilities, have successfully completed India's largest deployment of smart streetlights for Jamshedpur Utilities and...

Coca-Cola plant goes green in Vijayawada

India’s FMCG company Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt Ltd on Monday announced that its beverage plant at Vijayawada has gone green by converting the factory into LED. The plant is said to be first of the 21 factories of the...

LEDs rule the outdoor lighting landscape

High performance LED outdoor lighting technologies are expected to offer 50 per cent or more power savings compared to the traditional billboard systems. They last longer and are easier to maintain and operate. By Baishakhi Dutta Being the second-most populous country...

India expected to procure 200 million LED light bulbs in 2018

India's Ministry of Power is expected to procure 200 million LED light bulbs via open bids in 2018, with Philips Lighting and Ledvance expected to remain as the largest two competitors. As reported by Digitimes, the ministry, in line with...

Surya Roshni to de-merge its lighting and consumer durables business

Surya Roshni has indicated that it plans to separate its two business verticals - Lighting and Consumer Durables and Steel Pipes & Strips, in a recent BSE filing. As the two businesses are not inter-related and have different business dynamics,...

SCR becomes first rail zone with 100% LED lighting at stations

The South Central Railway (SCR) today said it has become the first railway zone in the country to complete 100 per cent LED lighting at all the stations under its jurisdiction. The SCR has been on the forefront of adopting...

Vardhan launches LED streetlights project for east Delhi

Union minister Harsh Vardhan today inaugurated a project in east Delhi, under which over a lakh conventional street lights would be upgraded with LEDs at "zero cost" to the cash-strapped civic body of the area. According to PTI, one lakh...

LED bulbs now mandatory for street lighting for civic bodies

The Maharashtra government has directed all the civic bodies in the state to use energy efficient LED bulbs for street lighting. According to a Government Resolution issued by the Urban Development Department (UDD) recently, civic bodies have been banned from...

Royal Philips crosses the billion-dollar sales mark in India

Dutch healthcare, consumer and lighting products maker Royal Philips crossed the billion dollar sales mark in India in FY17 after more than eight decades of setting up operations in India. The latest regulatory filings stated that Philips' total sales in...

Punjab Min to launch UJALA awareness campaign on Jan 10

Punjab Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh will launch the Centre's ambitious National LED programme - Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) awareness campaign for Punjab on January 10 to promote the energy efficiency measures in...

iBahn Illumination launches PRIMA and ELITE Series

iBahn Illumination, the first company in India to specialise in Smart LED lights, announced the launch of its PRIMA and ELITE Series of spotlights. They are the country’s first app-operated chip-on-board (COB) lighting solutions. PRIMA offers reflector-based spotlights with fixed...

28 crore LED bulbs distributed under UJALA scheme, 52.43 crore sold by private sector

In what is believed to be a milestone, more than 28 crore LED bulbs have been distributed under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme till 19th December 2017. Moreover, a total of 52.43 crore sold by private...

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