State rolls out ethanol blending policy, targets Rs 5K crore investment
The EBP is in line with the National Policy on Biofuels that targets an indicative 20% blending of ethanol in petrol by 2030 under the Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme.
BMTC’s MD15 buses to hit the roads
Will reduce pollution, oil import, costs, says Union Transport Minister Gadkari
Govt expects to mop up Rs 25,000 crore from windfall gain tax this fiscal year
The ministry first imposed the windfall tax on oil companies on July 1, 2022, joining a number of countries that tax super normal profits of energy companies.
PM inaugurates petrol-ethanol blend at select petrol pumps in 11 states and union territories
Under this programme, ethanol is added to petrol to reduce the consumption of fossil fuel. Experts believe this could reduce the import bill of crude oil, 85% of which India imports.
Ethanol blending in petrol saved Rs 41,500 crore in 8 years: Union Petroleum Minister
The ethanol blending in petrol has resulted in forex savings of over Rs 41,500 crore in the past eight years for the country, said petroleum minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday.
India's ethanol capacity to jump 25 per cent to 1,250 crore Government official
A single-window clearance has been put in place wherein ethanol projects seeking interest subvention and environment clearances are given faster clearance.
India will contribute 25 per cent of global demand of ethanol by 2040: Petroleum Minister
The minister further said India increased the number of its crude oil suppliers from 27 countries in 2006-07 to 39 in 2021-22, adding new suppliers like Columbia, Russia, Libya, etc.,
‘20 per cent ethanol-blended fuel to be available at outlets’: Hardeep Singh Puri
India is ready to launch 20% ethanol blended fuel and it will be available at selected outlets from next month, said petroleum minster Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday.
AP to get Rs 270 crore bioethanol unit
CM Jagan will lay the foundation stone at APIIC Industrial Park in Gummalladoddi today
Karnataka aims to up ethanol blend in petrol from 10 per cent to 85 per cent
At present 10 per cent ethanol is blended in every litre of petrol, but officials are working to beat the target set by the Central government and blend up to 85 per cent ethanol.
Need to diversify agriculture towards power, energy sectors: Gadkari
Gadkari told the industry that the government has decided to launch flex-fuel engines in the country.
Karnataka aims to produce more ethanol, reduce petrol, diesel need
Karnataka, which ranks third among sugarcane-growing states in the country, is coming up with a new ethanol policy that will provide for bigger profits for sugarcane growers.
India to start supplying petrol with 20 per cent ethanol from April 2023
The original target for doping 10 per cent ethanol, extracted from sugarcane and other agri commodities, in petrol originally was November 2022.
Rs 50,000 crore forex saved by blending ethanol with petrol in 7-8 years, says PM Modi
Modi said the ethanol plant worth Rs 900 crore will provide a permanent solution to the problem of stubble burning in farms.
Lok Sabha passes bill to promote use of non-fossil fuels
The bill is also aimed at helping the country achieve its international commitments with respect to climate change goals.
Gujarat hooch death toll rises to 40; 10 people held so far for selling spurious liquor
Out of the deceased, 31 belonged to different villages in Botad and nine were natives of neighbouring Dhandhuka taluka in Ahmedabad district, the official of Botad police control room said.
Call on Rs 300 crore ethanol plant soon: Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation
The APIIC Chairman assured them to go through their application and take a decision on the matter at the earliest.
Centre promoting ethanol as alternative for fuel: Nitin Gadkari
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari called on Suttur Mutt seer Shivaratri Deshikendra swamiji and held a closed door meeting for a few minutes in the city on Thursday.
Union Cabinet amends biofuels policy, advances ethanol blending target to 2025-26
An official statement said that the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at its meeting on Wednesday approved the amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels.
State Investment Promotion Board gives nod for Rs 560-crore bioethanol plant in Nellore
Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited will set up the 250 KLD capacity plant at an estimated cost of Rs 560 crore in 100 acres, providing direct employment to 400 people.
Kanjhawala hit-and-drag case: Cops file 800-page chargesheet, four charged with murder
Remarriage no ground to deny compensation to accident victim's widow, rules Bombay HC
45 held in connection with Bihar riots, normalcy restored: Police
India, Malaysia can now trade in Indian rupee
Indictment of former US President Trump ends decades of perceived invincibility
Indians among eight migrants found dead near US-Canada border