Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) airport will soon be lit by energy efficient LED lights. The new terminal building as well as the whole Guwahati airport will be lit by the LED lights.
Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a MoU with the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (ESSL) to replace existing lights with energy efficient LED’s in all major airports and buildings of AAI.
The MoU was signed by Shri. Anil Kumar Sharma, Executive Director (Engg), AAI and Shri. Saurabh Kumar, Managing Director, EESL in presence of Shri. Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI and senior executives of AAI and EESL. ESSL is the implementing agency of UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All),world’s largest zero-subsidy domestic LED bulb programme.
The entire project is estimated to cost approximately Rs 24.41 crores. EESL will carry out warranty replacement for a period of 05 years. The entire procurement of lighting equipment, installation and maintenance will be undertaken by EESL without any cost burden on AAI.
AAI has completed replacement of LED fitting in many major buildings across the country for an expenditure of Rs 16 crores in Phase-I under National LED program launched by PM Modi.