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Indian students are among the worst sufferes of power shortages in the cuntry, as the light goes off so often during the peak evening hours. BPL techno vision unveiled a rechargeable study lamp for them here Thursday.

Called ‘StudyLite’, the lamp has been developed in collaboration with Sankara Nethralaya, the Chennai-based eye hospital, to provide, what it called ideal lighting for students.

StudyLite comes with a rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery back-up that could last for six hours.

The light source used in StudyLite is 24 set of light-emitting-diode (LED) bulbs to provide flicker free, white light, with no ultra violet infra red radiations. Further, LEDs typically use only ten percent of the power consumed by ordinary light bulbs which makes it highly efficient.

Priced at Rs.1,690, the lamp is now available in Chennai and Bangalore.

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