12 September 2018 Current Affairs: An ethanol plant will be set up in Bohali village, Panipat with an outlay of over Rs 900 crore.
The MoU will be valid for one year.
The proposed capacity of this ethanol plant will be of producing 100 kilolitres of ethanol per day.
Paddy and Sugarcane crop residues will be supplied as raw material for this plant in cyclic manner.
Bioethanol can be easily blended with petrol or diesel, thus making it sustainable transport fuel. It also reduces air pollution.