Govt plans bio-gas plants to tackle toxic pollution, but experts sceptical1 min read 18 Dec 2019, 06:40 PM IST
State run Indian Oil will invite private firms to apply to set up 140 bio-gas plants that will use rice stubble as feed stock, two government officials
The plants would cost ₹3,500 crore and each would require two tonnes of crop residue every hour for at least 300 days to produce 'an optimum amount' of CNG
NEW DELHI : India is planning to set up more than 100 bio-gas plants and provide thousands of framers with machines to dispose of crop stubble in a bid to halt the choking crop-burning pollution that blights the country every winter.
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