Indian Oil Corp to set up biomass-to-ethanol plant in Panipat

Indian Oil Corp to set up biomass-to-ethanol plant in Panipat

To reduce pollution arising from burning of agricultural waste, a biomass-to-ethanol plant is being set up by the Indian Oil Corp in Panipat to prepare ethanol from agricultural and other residues, a top government official said.

Expressing concern over the adverse impact of crop residue burning, Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi urged scientists to develop affordable and easy-to-use technology for management of crop residue and other types of waste. This project should also be profitable, he added. Dhesi was speaking at a workshop on Crop Residue Management, organised at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU), here today. Read More…

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