Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said India must use pollution-free methanol as fuel, like Sweden, which is switching over to it from diesel.
He said that in a bid to reduce pollution at sea, the Centre has initiated talks with engine manufacturers to make bio-fuel compliant engines for ships.
The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping also announced that the government is developing a river traffic control system on the lines of air traffic control.
“We must use pollution-free methanol as fuel that is available at Rs 22 a litre. In Sweden, they are changing from diesel to methanol,” he said yesterday at the second day of ‘Sagar Discourse’, currently underway in South Goa. Read More…