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cflVattiyurkavu : A long queue in front of the Vattiyurkavu LP School. Despite the unbearable heat, exhausted and sweating women and men, from all walks of society, have lined up like ants inside the school. Every one of them with a pair of bulbs in their hands.


What is the catch? 


The Energy Management Centre, under the Department of Power, Government of Kerala, is distributing CFL bulbs at Vattiyurkavu. 


All one needs to do is take a coupon. Along with the coupon, bring two old bulbs, your electricity bill and pay 30 rupees. You get two brand-new Philips CFL bulbs for all that. 


The point is that it is not restricted to the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category, but it’s open to all who can produce their electricity bills. KSEB officials are enthusiastically busy giving coupons, checking bulbs and helping out the needy. 


Tomorrow the free CFL Distribution will be held at Nettayam and on 16th it will be held at Kanjirampara. 


“Since government has increased the electricity charges, these CFL bulbs will surely help us reduce our bills,” says Sandhya Sanjeev, a teacher by profession and a resident of Kavaloor, Vattiyurkavu.

Posted By : Cris, On Apr 10, 2010 04:00:40 PM
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some people buy 2 new bulbs-even then it's a steal at that price
Arun C.S., on May 21, 2010 08:19:05 AM
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