Monday, July 26, 2021

PM says multiple benefits of clean energy should reach agriculture sector; releases roadmap for development of Ethanol sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said multiple benefits of clean energy has to reach the agriculture sector of India. Addressing the event held on the occasion of World Environment Day, the Prime Minister said Ethanol has today become a priority to maintain healthy environment. He said government is focusing on the production and usage of Ethanol for agricultural use. Foodgrain waste distilleries are being set up using modern technology across the nation.

The Prime Minister stated that India ranks in the top 10 nations in the Climate Change Performance Index. He said India is paving way for energy transition for the future. Solar power generation has been increased by 15 percent in the recent years. Mr Modi said government is making a Hybrid Energy Power Plant in the Kutch region of Gujarat. People are adopting new ways to eliminate single-use plastic and LED bulbs dominate in every household.

Mr Modi said India is moving ahead with a mega global vision be it the International Solar Alliance, realizing the vision of One Sun, One World, One Grid, or the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure initiative. Garbage and agricultural scrap are being converted to produce energy for farmers.

Mr Modi also said new investment opportunities and job opportunities are opening up with the development of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Prime Minister released the “Report of the Expert Committee on Road Map for ethanol blending in India 2020-2025”. He also launched a Pilot Project of E 100 dispensing stations at three locations in Pune.

The Prime Minister also interacted with farmers from various parts of the country. Balu Waghmare, Pune based farmer, said organic production is gaining wide popularity and organic farmers are earning more than usual with the new practices.

Arvind, a sugarcane cultivator from Uttar Pradesh, told Mr Modi that Ethanol is helping him earn more profits and farmers in his area are using urea and Ethanol to increase the quality of production.

In his interaction with the Prime Minister, Amit Kumar from Gujarat said the new plants that are converting garbage to biogas are immensely helping the farmers.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said every day is an environment day for India. He said trees, animals and birds have always been revered in the country.

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Nine tourists killed in landslide incident at Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh, nine people were killed while three other injured when boulders fell on a tourist tempo traveller on the Sangla-Chitkul road in...

Army, Navy, Air Force engaged in rescue & relief work in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa

The Army, Navy and Air Force are working round the clock to rescue the people affected by floods in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. They are...

Over 43.31 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in country so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

More than 43 crore 31 lakh COVID vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. COVID-19 recovery rate...

PM Modi calls upon countrymen to move forward with mantra of ‘Nation First, Always First’, as India enters its 75th year of Independence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon the countrymen to make a sacred Amrit resolve on Amrit Mahotsav that the country remains to...
Related news

Nine tourists killed in landslide incident at Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh, nine people were killed while three other injured when boulders fell on a tourist tempo traveller on the Sangla-Chitkul road in...

Army, Navy, Air Force engaged in rescue & relief work in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa

The Army, Navy and Air Force are working round the clock to rescue the people affected by floods in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. They are...

Over 43.31 crore COVID vaccine doses administered in country so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

More than 43 crore 31 lakh COVID vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. COVID-19 recovery rate...

PM Modi calls upon countrymen to move forward with mantra of ‘Nation First, Always First’, as India enters its 75th year of Independence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon the countrymen to make a sacred Amrit resolve on Amrit Mahotsav that the country remains to...