Consider the following statements about the UJALA scheme:

  1. The scheme aims for reduction of  daily CO2 emission 
  2. The scheme is being implemented by the Energy and Resources Institute
  3. Under this scheme, the government provides LED bulbs to households at one third the market price

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

Second statement is incorrect because the scheme will be implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) across rural and urban areas of the country.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module