Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday decided to provide smart LED streetlights in 114 urban local bodies in the state.
The state cabinet approved the proposal for replacement of existing conventional streetlights with energy efficient smart LED streetlights in urban local bodies on Project Management Consultant (PMC) model.
The objective of the programme is to replace conventional streetlights in all urban local bodies for making the urban roads safe and secured with adequate lumen along with operation and maintenance with Central Control and Monitoring System (CCMS) for a period of seven years.
The government has planned to replace 2.38 lakh streetlight points for meeting national benchmark norms of street lighting programme.
The replacement of smart LED streetlights in all five municipal corporations and implementation in greenfield stretches in Bhubaneswar would be done in PPP mode in NEESL Pvt Ltd.