Country’s 1st bio refinery plant

Country’s 1st bio refinery plant inaugurated in Pune

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated the country’s first bio refinery plant which produces ethanol from variety of biomass.

The project is situated at Rahu in Pune district. Mr Gadkari said a great revolution will take place in India’s agriculture sector with the help of this kind of projects.

AIR correspondent reports, the plant can produce one million litre of ethanol per annum by processing a variety of agro-residue like rice and wheat straw, cotton stalk, cane trash, corn cobs with superior product yields.