Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited and OSRAM India Private Limited will organize a training programme for core group members of women self-help groups on Compact Florescent Lamps (CFL) distribution here on Wednesday.

The distribution of CFL lamps at the doorstep of consumers, on an experimental basis, will be taken up in Visakhapatnam district as a Clean Development Management (CDM). Under the CFL distribution, the filament bulb will be exchanged with a CFL worth Rs.215 free and on payment of Rs.15 for safe disposal of the old bulb. It will contribute in reducing Green House gas emissions.