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    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to make biofuel to replace petrol, diesel

    Durg (Chhattisgarh): Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged the farmers here to make ethanol and use it as a replacement for petrol and diesel. Addressing a public gathering in Durg, the Union Minister said that “We import fuel worth Rs. 8 lakh crore, Rupee value is falling vs Dollar. I have been saying since 15 years that farmers and tribals can make biofuel and fly aircraft. Our

  • It is a spirited debate over ethanol

    Each time India faces a glut in sugar production, there is a chorus of voices touting the need for vehicles to use ethanol. The arguments put forth in defence of the use of ethanol for vehicles are many – all laudable.

  • Nitin Gadkari urges to use alternative fuels to ease crude import strain

    Mumbai: Union minister Nitin Gadkari is betting big on alternative fuels that will not only cut India’s burgeoning crude oil import bills but also create additional sources of income for farmers, who comprise more than 50 per cent of the country’s population.

  • Gadkari bets on alternative fuels to reduce oil imports

    Mumbai : Union minister Nitin Gadkari is betting big on alternative fuels that will not only cut India’s burgeoning crude oil import bills but also create additional sources of income for farmers, who comprise more than 50 per cent of the country’s population.

  • Cabinet nod to revision of ethanol price for petrol blending

    New Delhi: Moving towards a free market structure, the Cabinet today approved a new mechanism for revising price of sugarcane-extracted ethanol used for blending in petrol, resulting in drop in rates by Rs 3 to Rs 39 per litre.