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Indian Eco friendly study lamp bags global design award

India’s first eco-friendly rechargeable study lamp, BPL StudyLiteTM has won the coveted 2010 international red dot award for product design from Design Zentrum, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.

BPL StudyLiteTM was chosen from 4,252 entries across a field of around 1,635 companies from 57 countries across the world. BPL StudyLiteTM is the only Indian product to win this coveted award for 2010. The awards will be presented in Essen, Germany on July 5, 2010. The red dot award is regarded as one of the most prestigious international product design awards. Each year an international jury of around 28 judges reviews and evaluates the entries using criteria such as degree of innovation, functionality, formal quality, ergonomics, durability, symbolic and emotional content and ecological sounds.

BPL Study Lite Rural InnovationOn being awarded the “red dot – Product Design Award 2010” Mr. Ajit G Nambiar Chairman and Managing Director of BPL Limited said, “The BPL StudyLiteTM was designed to address the most common and widespread problem faced by millions across India and other developing countries on account of power outages which interrupts their lives.

Launched in 2009, the product is already available in Indian markets and is set to reach the global markets soon. For more information log onto

About BPL StudyLiteTM

BPL StudyLiteTM, designed to provide ideal lighting for studying, is a perfect amalgamation of form and function. Functionally it uses high performance LED light that is ideal for human eyes as tested by Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – India’s foremost eye hospital.

With its own back-up system the BPL StudyLite can provide uninterrupted light upto 6 hours – a boon for students suffering from power outages across the country. Further, the BPL StudyLite was designed to be child-safe, operating at 12 volts, with no heat radiation, flicker free and no harmful ultra-violet and infra-red emission. Unique among the BPL StudyLite variants is the one with the included solar panel.

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