India’s First Bio Refinery Plant inaugurated in Pune

Posted on:08 May 2017 11:08:02
India’s First Bio Refinery Plant inaugurated in Pune
08 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Union Minister of Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the country’s first bio-refinery plant which produces ethanol from the variety of biomass. The project is situated at Rahu in Pune district.

  • The demonstration plant built by Praj industries.

  • The inaugurated Bio‐refinery plant is capable of producing one million litres of ethanol per annum by processing a variety of biomass like rice and wheat straw, cotton stalk, bagasse, cane trash, corn cobs  & stover with superior product yields.

  • Biofuel is cost‐effective and pollution‐free. Ethanol blending is the practice of blending petrol with ethanol. Globally many countries including India, have resorted to ethanol blending to reduce vehicle exhaust emissions.


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