Agriculture crisis one of country’s biggest problems: Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari said the government was focussed on diversification of agriculture into energy and power, and industry must also invest in rural and agricultural sectors to create employment and diversify wealth generation. He said pollution of the air and water, and India’s crude oil import bill, and agricultural crisis were the country’s three major problems today.
Three high tech missions worth Rs 5,000 cr each in pipeline, likely to get govt nod soon: Official
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Niti’s methanol plan for petrol vehicles on the backburner
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MCX, Zhengzhou Exchange sign MoU for exchange of information
The MoU is intended to facilitate cooperation between the two exchanges in areas such as knowledge sharing, education & training.
4 lakh e-vehicles in India, 50% of them in Delhi, UP
Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has informed the Lok Sabha that UP has 1.39 lakh registered electric vehicles followed by nearly 75,600 in Delhi.
SIAM pushes for enhanced alternative fuels penetration amid focus on electric vehicles
SIAM also said that by 2030, the auto industry could make specific vehicles compatible with 20 per cent ethanol (E20)-blended gasoline.
Niti Aayog pushes for methanol use as cooking fuel
The Aayog is in talks with the states of Uttar Pradesh and Assam over distribution of 20,000 and 50,000 gas stoves, respectively, powered by methanol, Niti Aayog Member V K Saraswat said.
Niti Aayog pushes for methanol as cooking fuel
A plant each would be set up in Bengaluru and Assam for manufacturing methanol cooking stoves based on a technology sourced from Sweden
Decoded: How methane-eating bacteria creates 'green' fuel
The study showed that by oxidising methane and converting it to methanol, methanotrophic bacteria can pack a one-two punch.
Government aims to boost methanol economy to Rs 2 lakh cr: Gadkari
The transport minister, cautioned the manufacturers not to compromise on quality by importing substandard parts from China.
Niti Aayog to reach out to cabinet secretary to move methanol blending plan
The official alleged that the petroleum ministry is not moving ahead on the proposal despite committing itself to the project at a high-level meeting led by the cabinet secretary in the last week of July.
Assam Petrochemicals Limited to set up 200 TPD Formalin plant in Bongaigaon
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the project on Monday.
Govt plans blending of Methanol with LPG to cut subsidy bill by 30%
Mixing 20% methanol with LPG is estimated to bring down the cost of cooking gas for household consumption by Rs 100 a cylinder
Assam Petrochemicals to launch pilot project to test methanol as cooking fuel
Niti Aayog member VK Saraswat is expected to be present during the launch of the project.
Assam to run ten buses using methanol as fuel
Assam Industries and Commerce Minister, Chandra Mohan Patowary attended a review meeting on implementing methanol economy at Transport Bhawan in New Delhi.
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