Gadkari stresses on use of alternative fuels

Gadkari stresses on use of alternative fuels

Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari Monday stressed on use of alternative sources of energy including bio ethanol amid rise in petroleum prices.

“Import of petrol is becoming difficult for the country and so we should look at the alternative sources of energy …we should make full use of biofuel, methanol, and ethanol among others,” the Union minister said while addressing the closing function of Indian International Science Festival (IISF) here.

Under the supervision of ministry of Science and Technology, cheap and eco-friendly alternatives have been successfully tried, Gadkari said, adding that his ministry has earned a lot of revenue through alternative fuel.

Gadkari said in the forest areas of the country, there are such natural products through which different alternatives of fuel including ethanol can be prepared. Read More

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