Dharmendra Pradhan assures support to tap bamboo resources of Arunachal Pradesh

Dharmendra Pradhan assures support to tap bamboo resources of Arunachal Pradesh

Petroleum and Natural Gas minister, Dharmendra Pradhan has assured support to tap the huge bamboo resources of Arunachal Pradesh that can change the economy of rural masses. Pradhan gave the assurance came when Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju met him yesterday evening.

A biofuel refinery, the first-of-its-kind in India, set up at Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) in Assam will soon process biofuel from bamboo abundantly found in the state. The Arunachal Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding with NRL for sourcing three lakh tonne of bamboo per year from the state, an official release said here today. Read More…

 

 

Credit By:  Indian Express

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