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Asia’s Largest CBG Plant

Published on October 22, 2022
Current Context: The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep Singh Puri, inaugurated Asia’s largest Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) Plant in Lehragaga, Punjab.
Asia’s Largest CBG Plant
  • The Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant in Lehragaga has been constructed at a total outlay of Rs. 230 crores and is spread over 20 acres of land.
  • Germany-based bio-energy company, Verbio AG has commissioned the project via a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
  • The current capacity of the plant will be 6 tons of paddy straw per day which will be later expanded to 300 tons of paddy straw per day.
  • In addition to this, it will also produce 600-650 tons of Fermented Organic Manure (FOM) per day.
  • The plant is expected to reduce stubble burning on approximately 40,000 – 45,000 acres of land which in turn will cut down 150,000 tons of CO2 emissions yearly.


Q.1 Recently Asia’s largest Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) Plant was inaugurated in?
a. New Delhi
b. Haryana
c. UP
d. Punjab

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