Chief minister Oommen Chandy on 23-03-2013 inaugurated Labha Prabha, an energy conservation scheme of the state electricity board, by joining it.The scheme, launched as part of promotion of energy conservation practices among domestic consumers, offer cash incentives and a number of other prizes. While Chandy took a resolve to bring down the power consumption at his official residence here, power minister Aryadan Muhammed enrolled himself in the scheme to slash the energy consumption at his Nilambur house.
According to the scheme, consumers interested in joining the drive will have to register themselves by sending an SMS to the number, 9287088808, in the following format: KSEB (space) section code (space) consumer number. The consumer will get a message in reply, indicating his/her average consumption. The KSEB would also guide the consumer in the procedures to participate in the drive and provide information on how to reduce energy consumption. The information on prize won by each consumer will also be sent via SMS. The scheme will be in force from March 23 to May 31.