Business  /  Published 19.05.22

Early target for ethanol blending

The government has approved a proposal to bring forward the target of blending 20 per cent ethanol in petrol by five years to 2025-26. At present, about 10 per cent of ethanol is blended in petrol. A...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.03.22

Dwarikesh Sugar focus on ethanol

Uttar Pradesh based Dwarikesh Sugar Industries Limited is betting big on the Centre’s plan to blend ethanol with petrol. The company is investing Rs 232 crore to expand distillery capacity and a...
By A Staff Reporter

India  /  Published 04.11.21

17 ethanol plants for Bihar

Bihar is going to get 17 ethanol production plants which will produce at least 35.2 crore litres of the fuel every year. These units will use sugarcane, molasses, maize and rice to manufacture ethanol...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Business  /  Published 19.09.21

Ethanol tender a big draw

State-owned fuel retailing firms have received an “overwhelming” response to the tender they floated for buying ethanol for mixing in petrol, a government statement said on Saturday. &ldq...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.09.21

West Bengal ethanol policy

The Bengal government has announced a policy to promote ethanol production and promotion in the state.  The government will encourage industry to procure broken rice kernels from farmers and pro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.07.21

State focus on ethanol production

On the ethanol sector, she said, “Given the availability of feedstock used for ethanol production, Jharkhand can easily sustain a minimum of 600 KL/day of production for the captive market avail...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 31.12.20

Interest sop for ethanol

The government on Wednesday approved an interest subvention of Rs 4,573 crore for new distilleries producing ethanol, which can be used for doping in petrol, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.10.20

Ethanol price hiked

The government on Thursday hiked the price of ethanol extracted from sugarcane for doping in petrol by up to Rs 3.34 per litre as it looked to ramp up the programme that has benefited farmers and also...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Soft loan for ethanol

The government on Thursday announced an additional soft loan of Rs 12,900 crore for sugar mills to create ethanol capacity under a recently launched scheme. In addition, the government said a separate...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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