Country’s 1st bio refinery (परिशोधनशाला) plant inaugurated in Pune
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated the country’s first bio refinery plant which produces ethanol from variety of biomass. The project is situated at Rahu in Pune district. Mr Gadkari said a great revolution(क्रांति) will take place in India’s agriculture sector with the help of this kind of projects.
AIR correspondent reports, the plant can produce one million litre of ethanol per annum by processing a variety of agro-residue(कृषि अवशेषों) like rice and wheat straw, cotton stalk(कपास की डंठल), cane trash, corn cobs(भुट्टा) with superior product yields.