Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
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Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme

Posted On: 22 DEC 2022 7:01PM by PIB Delhi
  • Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) achieve over 10% ethanol blending in petrol during Ethanol Supply Year (ESY) 2021-22.
  • Government amends the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 which has advanced the target of 20% blending of ethanol in petrol to ESY 2025-26 from 2030

Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have achieved over 10% ethanol blending in petrol during Ethanol Supply Year (ESY) 2021-22. Government has amended the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 which has advanced the target of 20% blending of ethanol in petrol to ESY 2025-26 from 2030. The required ethanol quantity from sugarcane and grain based feedstocks for blending under this Programme is accordingly procured by OMCs from registered bidders/suppliers.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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