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International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels to be organized in New Delhi

The International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels (ICSB-2018) is jointly being organized by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India on behalf of Mission Innovation and Biofuture Platform in New Delhi from February 26-27, 2018. The 2-day event will bring together experts from Biofuels sector to take stock of current knowledge, share information and best practices, and ..


Karnataka become first Indian State to approve e-vehicle policy

The Karnataka government has recently approved ‘Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy 2017’ to help the state become a hub for production of alternative fuel vehicles, reduce dependency on fossil fuels, bring down pollution levels and push the ‘Make In Karnataka’ initiative. The new policy aims to attract investments worth Rs 31,000 crore and create ..


The 2017 International Biodiesel Day (IBD) is being celebrated

The International Biodiesel Day (IBD) is celebrated every year on August 10 with an aim to turn the focus to non-fossil fuels. The day also honours the research experiments by Sir Rudolf Diesel who ran an engine with peanut oil in the year of 1893. The Biodiesel is an alternative fuel which can be used ..


National Certification “Indian Standards for Organic Textiles” (ISOT) to augment demand: Central Government

Objective of launching Indian Standards for Organic Textiles (ISOT): · To boost the demand for organic textiles in major markets, including Europe and Japan, the Union government launched National Certification Standards for organic textiles. · National Certification Standards to take over the long-standing position of the Global Organic Textiles standards (GOTS), which are private standards ..