Chandigarh, April 25: A United States Company Econoler International is all set to light the streets of Municipal Areas of Punjab.Mr. Leon Biaou, Managing Director of Econoler International today held a meeting with Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia , Science, Technology & Environment Minister to explain the conceptual plan of the company to provide energy efficient street lights for the Municipal Areas of Punjab. He said that his company had already successfully completed the self financing energy efficient street light projects for Indore & Ujjain that resulted in annual power saving of 35%, recovering the cost of project within three years. Mr. Leon Biaou explained to the Minister that the company would suggest latest technology to the Municipal Corporations and Punjab would not have to spend a single penny in upgrading the street light infrastructure. He said that Energy Saving Companies would bid for every M.C and recover the cost of the project from the Energy saved by the new lighting system.
Appreciating the novel project Mr. Majithia said that Science & Technology department would facilitate this project and coordinate with Local Government Department for successful execution of this project. He said that a team of Science & Technology and Local Government Department would visit Indore & Ujjain to study the operational success of this project.
Prominent among those who participate the meeting included Mr. A.S. Chhatwal , Secretary Science & Technology and Mr. T.P.S. Sidhu, CEO PEDA.