Narendra Modi launched the E-100 pilot project -Interacted with farmers on ethanol, biogas use

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the World Environment Day event on June 5, 2021, at 11 am via video conferencing. The theme for this year’s event was “promotion of biofuels for a better environment”.

During the event, Prime Minister released a “Report of the Expert Committee on Road Map for ethanol blending in India 2020-2025”. He also did interact with farmers to hear about their experiences of using ethanol and biogas.

The event was jointly organized by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change.

During this meeting, A lot of emphasis is being put up on building the necessary infrastructure for the production and purchase of ethanol in the country. The focus on ethanol is for having a better impact on the environment as well as on the lives of farmers. 

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