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Govt. aims to double farmers income: Union Minster Dharmendra Pradhan


New Delhi, Nov 23 (KNN) Biofuel and waste management framework would form substantial ecosystem in India, said Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas while addressing a consultative workshop on New National Policy on Biofuels & Pradhan Mantri Ji- Van Yojana (VGF for 2nd Generation Ethanol Bio Refineries). The event was organized by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to promote the biofuel generation in the country, reduce the dependency on crude oil and adoption of the environment friendly fuels.

The Union Minister said that the introduction of 1-Generation and 2-G Ethanol, Biodiesel, MSW to Fuel and Bio-CNG together with Methanol (DME) would accelerate the economic growth of the country. He added that India has potential to manufacture 62 million tonne of CNG which would increase employment and substitute upto 10 percent import   till in next five years and would realize Government’s dream of Clean India.

The minister added that the government is eager to develop indigenous technologies which would strengthen the make in India campaign. (KNN/AG)

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