Customs duty cut from 7.5% to 2.5%.
THE FINANCE minister has announced that Customs duty on bio-diesel will be reduced from 7.5 per cent to 2.5 per cent and duty-paid high-speed diesel blended with up to 20 per cent bio-diesel will be fully exempted from excise duties.
BHUBANESWAR: As the oil from the jatropha seeds is now used for making biodiesel, the State Government has decided to take up jatropha plantation on a massive scale under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS).
Gurgaon: Nearly 12 kids were taken to various hospitals of the city after they consumed seeds of Jetropa plant here today. Children of Basai Enclave colony were playing in the garden of their colony and swallowed the seeds by mistake. They are between seven and 10 years of age. The kids started vomiting and were taken to different hospitals.