India’s EESL Warns Consumers about LED Bulb Frauds

India’s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) issued a warning to consumers to be cautious about websites claiming to sell 9W LED bulbs for less than INR 1 (US $0.02), reported The Times of India.

The EESL has been the government agency responsible for tendering LED bulbs of pre-defined specifications from different manufacturers, and then selling through authorized distribution channels.

The government agency warned that it would not be held responsible for product quality if consumers purchased bulbs from vendors other than their certified distribution centers in states. Consumers can find the list of authorized distribution centers in their state at at www.ujala.gov.in.

EESL has lowered LED bulb prices by a quarter over a period of 18 months, and are selling the bulbs for less than INR 75 compared to INR 300 earlier. The Power of Ministry initiated a plan to convert all tungsten bulbs with LED bulbs to save millions of units of energy. The ministry claims to have distributed 136.5 million bulbs nationwide.

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