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GOBAR-DHAN scheme

Launched in 2018, the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources)-DHAN scheme is implemented as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). It seeks to keep villages clean and increase rural income by generating energy from cattle and other biodegradable wastes. A unified portal was launched for monitoring the progress of activities under this scheme. The new ..

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HPCL Cow dung to Compressed Biogas Project

Recently, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation started its Cowdung to Compressed Biogas project in Sanchore, Rajasthan. This will be HPCL’s first project under the Waste to Energy portfolio. Key Points The plant proposes to use 100 tonnes of cow dung per day for the production of biogas, which can be used as automotive fuel. The project is being ..

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GOBAR-DHAN Scheme launched to promote wealth and energy from waste

The Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has launched GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Karnal. It was launched under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) by Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti. Key Facts The GOBAR-DHAN Scheme aims to positively impact village cleanliness and generate ..

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Government to launch GOBAR-Dhan Yojana

The Union Government is going to roll out Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) scheme. It was first announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his 2018-19 budget speech. The scheme focuses on managing and converting cattle dung and solid waste in farms to useful compost, biogas and bio-CNG. It will also help in keeping ..

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