New Students Offer - Use Code HELLO

Register Now

Changes Done in Biofuel Policy Ethanol Blending Target Advanced

Published on May 19, 2022
Current Context: Union cabinet has approved some amendments to the biofuel policy under which India's 20% ethanol blending target has advanced.
Changes Done in Biofuel Policy Ethanol Blending Target Advanced
  • Based on standing committee recommendation the union cabinet approved Ethanol Blended Petrol with up to 20% ethanol throughout the country from April 1, 2023.
  • The new amendments have been introduced to make the National bio fule policy even more effective which came in 2018.
  • From now onwards government will allow more feedstocks for the production of biofuels.
  • Under the Make in India program, a Special Economic Zone and Oriented units will be developed to promote biofuel industries and also to produce biofuels in India to meet the requirements of the country.
  • The permission for the export of Bifules has also been granted in specific cases with prior permissions.
  • With the help of this policy, the government has come up to reduce carbon emissions by 30 lakh tons by reducing crop burning and converting agricultural wastes into energy efficiency.
  • It also promotes the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat as more and more feedstocks were allowed for the production of biofuel and also give stimulus to the energy-independent by 2047.
  • It also creates a path for the development of indigenous technologies in the biofuel sector which in turn generate more employment.


Q.1 Union Cabinet has approved blending of 20% ethanol with petrol will roll out from which of the following year?
a. 2024
b. 2025
c. 2023
d. 2026

Can I help you?

ramandeep singh

Hey I am Ramandeep Singh. I am determined to help students preparing for RBI, SEBI, NABARD and IBPS exams. Do you want me to help you ?

Join my class here
    Follow me:
Close Menu
Close Menu