Ethanol Blending Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s push for Sugar-Fuelled Cars

India is pushing for cars to run on ethanol made from sugar. This move of Indian government is increasing the risks of higher cost of sweetener worldwide. Key Points Indian government will fast-track an ethanol program. This programme will divert about 6 million tons of sugar toward fuel production annually by 2025. This amount to ..

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Implementation Updates: National Biofuel Policy

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas notified a new National Policy on Biofuels in June 2018. On a written reply at the opening session of Lok Sabha on November 18, 2019, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas provided its implementation steps. Government measures and achievements The percentage of Ethanol in Ethanol blended petrol ..

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CCEA approves Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Yojana

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the “Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan- Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana” under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas to provide financial support to Integrated Bioethanol Projects using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock. Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN The scheme aims to incentivise 2G Ethanol sector and ..

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