Indore MC plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste


Indore MC plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste

The industrial hub of Indore, popular for its mouth-watering ‘poha’ and other snacks, is in a spic and span form after bagging the cleanest city tag in the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ for the second year.

For better waste management, the city civic body plans to run public transport buses on the bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) made from the vegetable waste.

“We have set up a bio-methanation plant at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Fruits and Vegetables Market. The plant can convert about 20 tonnes of waste into 1,000 kg of bio-CNG,” said Asad Warsi, the Indore Municipal Corporation’s (IMC) consultant under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Tests were being conducted to run some auto rickshaws on the bio-CNG fuel, he said.  Read More

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