Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ethanol Production, 22/07/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ethanol Production, 22/07/2019. Ethanol production/generation depends upon various factors viz. ethanol production capacity, availability of raw materials mainly cane molasses/juice, procurement price of ethanol for supply under Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme, efficiency of plant and machinery, etc. As per information provided by Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), the present ethanol production capacity in the country is about 270 crore litres, which has been utilized to produce ethanol for supply to Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) under the EBP Programme.