The State Cabinet has approved the Assam Ethanol Production Promotion Policy 2021. The Policy shall be valid upto 31st March 2026. Assam’s industries and commerce minister said that Assam is the second State in the country to bring out an ethanol policy, and is thus among the pioneers in the line.

The Government of India has supported the use of ethanol in transportation fuels for nearly 20 years. As imported ethanol is not allowed for fuel use, India must scale up its domestic ethanol production if it is to meet increasing blend targets amidst increasing demand for gasoline.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on June 28, 2021 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the n Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. The following amendment in the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 are as under: In Rule 115 which specifies Emission of smoke, vapour, etc.

A report of the expert committee on the road map for ethanol blending in India 2020 to 2025 was released by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The report has been prepared by the NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Over the past decades and in multiple countries, bioenergy has supported the development of local economies, while helping to reduce the dependency on imported fossil fuels. If bioenergy resources are produced sustainably, their energy use can contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions.

The minister of Bihar State Industries, launched the Ethanol Production Promotion Policy, 2021 on March 19, 2021. After the approval of the policy by the state cabinet, Bihar became the first state in India to have an ethanol promotion policy under the National Policy of Biofuels, 2018.

The Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas present this sixth report on the subject “Review of Progress in Production of Non-Conventional Fuels with Specific Reference to Bio-Fuels”. Government has emphasized on achieving energy security of the country with a target of reducing import dependence i.e. usage of fossil fuels.

This short paper summarises Transport and Environment (T&E’s) views of the questions posed by the consultation Introducing E10 to Petrol. T&E is Europe’s foremost sustainable transport think tank and NGO.

With a view to give boost to agriculture sector, achieve import substitution, promote effective waste management and reduce environmental pollution Government has been blending ethanol in petrol.

Although recently published research addresses a range of issues relating to the corn ethanol lifecycle, much attention has focused on the result that corn ethanol production has a significantly better emissions profile than the U.S.

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