The Haryana government will set up biogas plants in over 400 gaushalas in the state, a senior official said today.
The Haryana Gau Seva Aayog had sent the scheme of setting up of biogas plants to the state’s Renewable Energy department, following which the department has zeroed-in on 53 gaushalas.
“We have 437 gaushalas in the state. We told the Renewable Energy department that biogas plants should be set up in each of these gaushalas,” Haryana Gau Seva Aayog Chairman Bani Ram Mangla said.
“They have initially zeroed-in on 53 gaushalas where biogas plants will be set up in PPP mode. We (Aayog) will provide them cow dung and land of Gaushalas,” Mangla said.
The government will also organise job fairs in all districts of the state to provide employment, senior minister Vipul Goel said.
The government is also planning to provide a concession of Re 1 in the electricity tariff to the industrial sector to boost industrialisation in the state, Goel said.