Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India (PressExposure) February 28, 2011 -- MIC Electronics Ltd, a Hyderabad based company, a global leader in design, development & manufacturing of LED Lighting and LED Displays systems has announced today that it has received approval from the Research, Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) of the Ministry of Railways for the Energy Efficient LED based Luminaires to be fitted in the Air Conditioned Coaches of the Indian Railways.
The LED Lights (a set of 8 types for each coach other than the Emergency Light) were under evaluation for the last eighteen months by the Indian Railways.
The approval was accorded by RDSO based on the successful trials. MIC is the only Company in the country to have received this approval.
All Air Conditioned Coaches & Sleeper Coaches manufactured by Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai and Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapuralata are expected to be fitted with the LED Lights, aimed at long, trouble free performance concurrent with substantial energy savings. Eventually, Indian Railways may also decide to replace the existing Conventional Lights in the running coaches with Energy Efficient LED Lights.