Ethanol Blending Petrol 20% Ethanol Blending Petrol Will Be Available In These Cities Of The Country From April-2023 ANN
Ethanol Blending Petrol: prime minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) announced on the occasion of World Environment Day yesterday (June 5) that India has achieved the target of 10 percent ethanol blending in petrol, five months ahead of schedule. have taken. The target of 10 per cent blending was to be achieved by October this year. Now the government’s target is 20 percent ethanol blending, which has been set to be achieved by 2025-26.
An important milestone is likely to be achieved next year towards meeting the target of 20 per cent blending. According to sources, the Modi government wants to meet the target of 20 percent blending before the stipulated time. In such a situation, the government intends to sell 20 percent ethanol blending petrol at some petrol pumps in select cities of the country from April 1 next year.
in these cities
Major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Hyderabad are likely to be included in the first phase of the country’s cities where the target is to sell petrol with 20 percent ethanol blending.
The Modi government is taking continuous steps to increase the amount of ethanol blending in petrol. Speaking at a program of World Environment Day on Sunday, PM Modi said that when his government came to power in 2014, the amount of ethanol blending in petrol was only 1.5 per cent, which has now crossed 10 per cent.
Ethanol blending saved the country Rs 41000 crore
According to PM Modi, the government has saved the country Rs 41000 crore in the last 8 years due to ethanol blending, while there has also been a reduction in carbon emissions by 27 lakh tonnes. A total income of Rs 40000 crore was also made.
Ethanol is made from sugarcane through the process of making sugar. However, now the government has also approved the production of ethanol from crops like rice and maize. Ethanol is mixed with petrol and is being seen as an alternative source of fuel in the future.