FSSAI launches RUCO initiative to collect, convert used cooking oil into biofuel

FSSAI is a nodal statutory agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health in India through regulation and supervision of food safety.
Arjun Manjunadha

Updated: Aug 17, 2018 12:45:10 pm

FSSAI launches RUCO initiative to collect, convert used cooking oil into biofuel

17 August 2018 Current Affairs:Around 64 companies at 101 locations have been identified to enable collection of used cooking oil.
According to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI ), India has the potential to recover 220 crore litres of used cooking oil for the production of biodiesel by 2022 through co-ordinated action.
Free Current Affairs to Your Email

Latest Current Affairs 2020

Important Days

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August

Aug 08,2020 06:59:56 pm
The theme highlights how the promotion and preservation of indigenous peoples traditional knowledge and practices can be leveraged during this pandemic.
Fresherslive . 13 hours ago
Important Days

Quit India Day is observed on 9 August

Aug 08,2020 06:58:51 pm
The Quit India Movement demanded an orderly British Withdrawal from India.
Fresherslive . 13 hours ago
Indian Affairs

First Kisan Rail from Devlali to Danapur flagged off

Aug 08,2020 06:55:28 pm
The train will provide a seamless supply chain of Perishable produce as the freight of the train will be charged as per parcel tariff of normal train at the P Scale.
Fresherslive . 13 hours ago
Indian Affairs

TRIFED launched Virtual Office Network to Spearhead Tribal Socio-Economic Development

Aug 08,2020 06:53:04 pm
TRIFED started the procurement and marketing of tribal art and craft items through its first retail outlet called TRIBES INDIA in New Delhi in 1999.
Fresherslive . 13 hours ago
Appointments / Resign

Prof. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Joshi took oath as Chairman of UPSC

Aug 08,2020 06:51:23 pm
The oath office was administered by Shri Arvind Saxena, outgoing Chairman of the Commission.
Fresherslive . 14 hours ago
Indian Affairs

Jal Shakti Ministry launched new version of India Water Resources Information System

Aug 07,2020 11:35:31 pm
With this, any stakeholder can visualize the information in a user friendly manner, as well download the information in the form of excel reports and graphs.
Fresherslive . 1 day ago
International

India extended Line of Credit worth USD 18 million dollars to Maldives

Aug 07,2020 11:12:27 pm
This is a part of the $800 million LoC offered by India with repayment tenor of 20 years and a 5-year moratorium.
Fresherslive . 1 day ago
Summits & Conference

PM addressed the Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education

Aug 07,2020 10:51:48 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all to work towards the implementation of a new national education policy.
Fresherslive . 1 day ago
Important Days

National Handloom Day is observed on 7 August

Aug 07,2020 10:45:34 pm
National Handloom Day will increase awareness about the benefits of handloom to the younger generations.
Fresherslive . 1 day ago
International

PM Narendra Modi and PM Mahinda Rajapaksa held discussion

Aug 07,2020 10:44:20 pm
Both the leaders agreed to stay in close touch as both countries address the challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic.
Fresherslive . 1 day ago

Daily Current Affairs 2020



Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily Current Affairs
Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs 2020 August

August 08
News Quiz
August 07
News Quiz
August 05
News Quiz
August 04
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2020 July

July 31
News Quiz
July 30
News Quiz
July 29
News Quiz
July 28
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2020 June

June 30
News Quiz
June 29
News Quiz
June 27
News Quiz
June 26
News Quiz