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Key Cabinet decisions today: Prices of ethanol hiked, subsidy to P&K fertilizers extended; and more

November 02, 2022 10:27 pm

The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved these key decisions.

Man charred to death as tanker carrying ethanol catches fire after colliding with tractor-trolley in UP

October 02, 2022 11:57 am

Superintendent of Police Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan said a tanker transporting ethanol from a sugar factory in Biswan to Gonda caught fire after it collided head-on with a tractor-trolley coming from the opposite direction.

Burning fuel to carry fuel: Govt’s ethanol programme to face transport challenges

September 24, 2022 6:50 am

According to Goyal, the government should consider alternative options for ethanol movement, including through dedicated pipelines, rail tank wagons and ferries/steamers in coastal areas.

Explained: How Haryana plans to tackle stubble burning with its 2G ethanol plant

August 16, 2022 6:05 pm

Set up in Panipat, the plant will face its first test soon in the approaching winter when the stubble burning season starts.

Pune firm uses tech leap to leverage ethanol wave

August 14, 2022 9:13 am

Sanjay Desai, chairman and managing director of the company, claimed that their e-max technology has allowed them to get a price edge over other players, thus ensuring more projects come their way.

‘Ethanol is a game changer and exports are icing on the cake for sugar industry’

July 14, 2022 5:37 pm

Atul Chaturvedi, executive chairman of Shree Renuka Sugars Limited, says the industry has at last been able to tackle the problem of excess production thanks to ethanol and exports.

India achieved 10% ethanol blending target in petrol months ahead of schedule: PM Modi

June 06, 2022 1:29 am

Speaking on World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that while the global average for carbon emissions per person is four tonnes, for Indians it is only around half a tonne per year.

‘9.99% ethanol blending in petrol’

May 10, 2022 6:27 am

The ethanol blending programme is aimed at reducing the country's dependence on crude oil imports, cutting carbon emissions and boosting farmers' incomes.

Sugar Institute meeting: Sharad Pawar stresses on ethanol production to escape sugar glut, regular change in planting material

January 04, 2022 9:26 pm

Addressing the annual general body meeting of Pune-based Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI), Pawar also stressed on timely replacement of planting material to help farmers increase their per hectare production.

Why India's ambitious ethanol plan is spurring food security fears

October 07, 2021 1:46 pm

Even as many developed countries debate limiting policy support for grain-based biofuels amid reports of food-price increases and greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation, India is seeing multifold benefits.