Praj Industries posts revenue of Rs 386.26 crore in Q1 FY22

  Pune based Praj Industries (Praj), a globally leading process engineering company with a bouquet of sustainable solutions for Bioenergy, Compressed biogas, Critical process equipment & skids, Breweries, Industrial wastewater treatment and High purity water announced its unaudited financial results for ...Read more


Govt initiates steps to convert paddy stubble into bio manure

The government has taken various steps to create awareness about the new low-cost capsule which can convert the paddy stubble into bio-manure. Pusa Decomposer Technology developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) for crop residue management, has bee...Read more


Govt dedicates nine TPD compressed biogas plants

A special exhibition on biofuels was organised to celebrate World Biofuel Day, which is observed on August 10 every year to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and to highlight the various efforts made by the government in the biofuels sector. &...Read more


Bidding Adieu to Crude Imports and Greenhouse Gases

As the country is on the path to recovery from the economic brunt of the pandemic, cutting expenditures that affect the national coffers seems like a logical move. India’s annual crude oil imports have been increasing year on year, while the global petroleum prices have become too prohibitive. Fortunately, I...Read more


TIFAC with IARI unveil study on bio-fuel

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), an autonomous organisation under Department of Science and Technology (DST) has published a study report titled ‘Estimation of Surplus Crop Residue in India for Biofuel Production’ jointly with Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IA...Read more


Centre approves Rs 600 Cr financial support for 2G ethanol bio-refineries  

  The government has approved financial support of Rs 150 crore each to four commercial projects at Bathinda (Punjab) of HPCL, Panipat (Haryana) of IOCL, Bargarh (Odisha) of BPCL and Numaligarh (Assam) of NRL and Rs 15 crore to one demo plant at Panipat (Haryana) of IOCL under the Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Y...Read more


How India plans to boost Biofuel Industry  

  India can no longer continue to import crude oil from Oil Producing Countries at skyrocketing prices. Without governmental initiative, a logical shift towards relying on biofuels will never become a reality on a large scale.  With foresight and timely intervention, the centre is on its way to achievin...Read more


India’s big push for Ethanol production towards self-reliance  

  The ethanol industry expects a great leap in producing ethanol from grains and agricultural waste after the government's announcement of 20 per cent blending of ethanol in petrol and 5 per cent blending of biodiesel in diesel by 2030. With an estimated investment of Rs 41,000 crore for ethanol production, ...Read more


“Ethanol production from agri crops will make farmers and India truly Atmanirbhar”- Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, Road Transport & Highways  

The Government of India has proposed a target of 20 per cent blending of ethanol in petrol and 5 per cent blending of biodiesel in diesel by 2030 and introduced multiple initiatives to increase indigenous production of biofuels. The promotion of E20 fuel is part of the country’s plans to cut its oil imports ...Read more


“Mandatory ethanol blend in fuel will immediately reduce India’s oil import bill & GHGs”  

 The Uniao da Industria de Cana-de-Acucar (UNICA) is the leading association for the sugarcane industry in Brazil, representing 50 per cent of all sugarcane production and processing in the country. Its member companies are the top producers of sugar, ethanol, renewable electricity and other sugarcane-derived...Read more


"The advancing of E20 target to FY 2025 has created tremendous ethanol capacity building opportunity"

Praj Industries is India’s most successful company in the field of biofuel and other bio-based technologies that was started as an enterprise under the name of Praj Counsel Tech, three decades ago. Founded in 1983 by Dr Pramod Chaudhari and made public in 1994, Praj Industries has an influence on five contin...Read more


ICRIER launches quarterly bulletin on impact COVID-19 on Indian agriculture

India’s leading economic think tank Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) has released the first issue of their quarterly publication Agri-Food Trends and Analytics Bulletin (AF-TAB) on July 22, 2021. This issue is titled COVID- 19 and Indian Agriculture: From Crisis to Opp...Read more