Shimla/ May 5
Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited is collecting fused CFL’s already distributed under Atal Bijli Bachat Yojana scheme. These CFL’s (respective make only) are being accepted from the domestic consumers at the bill collection centers, Electrical Sections and Electrical Sub-Division offices. For central collection further stores have been established at Maliana (Shimla), Bijni (Mandi) and Kangra (Dharamshala). A spokesman of HPSEB informed that July 31, 2012 has been fixed the cut off date for collection of these CFL’s. The spokesman of HPSEB Ltd stated that all efforts were on foot to take back fused CFL’s against already distributed CFL’s and necessary instructions have been issued to the field offices. After collection these fused/defective CFL’s will be disposed as per the Central Pollution Control Board norms, he added.