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PM Modi Addresses Farmers, Entrepreneurs on World Biofuel Day

India | PTI | August 10, 2018, 5:07 pm
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 India expects to save up to Rs 12,000 crore in foreign exchange over the next four years by blending ethanol in petrol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on August 10. (Image: PTI)

India expects to save up to Rs 12,000 crore in foreign exchange over the next four years by blending ethanol in petrol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on August 10. (Image: PTI)

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 Addressing an event to mark World Biofuel Day, Modi said the country saved Rs 4,000 crore worth of foreign exchange last year by ethanol blending which touched a record 141 crore litres in the last fiscal. (Image: PTI)

Addressing an event to mark World Biofuel Day, Modi said the country saved Rs 4,000 crore worth of foreign exchange last year by ethanol blending which touched a record 141 crore litres in the last fiscal. (Image: PTI)

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 Noting that India aims to produce around 450 crore litres of ethanol in the coming four years, the Prime Minister pointed to the other benefits of biofuel production. (Image: PTI)

Noting that India aims to produce around 450 crore litres of ethanol in the coming four years, the Prime Minister pointed to the other benefits of biofuel production. (Image: PTI)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the World Bio-Fuel Day 2018 function in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the World Bio-Fuel Day 2018 function in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 The government has targeted to increase ethanol blending in petrol to 10 per cent by 2022 and to 20 per cent by 2030. (Image: PTI)

The government has targeted to increase ethanol blending in petrol to 10 per cent by 2022 and to 20 per cent by 2030. (Image: PTI)

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