Raipur: Chhattisgarh has been awarded the “India Green Energy Award” by the Indian Federation of Green Energy for the remarkable work being done in the field of biofuels.
This award has been given to Chhattisgarh in the category of Biofuel Outstanding Renewable Energy Generation Project. In a program organized in New Delhi on Wednesday, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Bhagwant Khuba presented India Green Energy Award to Sumit Sarkar, Chief Executive Officer of Chhattisgarh Biofuel Development Authority (CBDA), Raipur.
Chief ministerBhupesh Baghel has congratulated the Chhattisgarh Biofuel Development Authority on receiving the award.
Meanwhile, the state government is encouraging new alternatives to reduce the dependence on conventional sources of energy. In this direction, remarkable work is being done by Chhattisgarh Biofuel Development Authority like the establishment of ethanol production plant from surplus grain in the field of biofuel in the state, cooperation in the manufacture of bio-jet aviation fuel, and research work in the field of biofuels.
The chief guest of the program, Gadkari appreciated the work being done in the field of biofuel production from agricultural products.