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Governance Bytes: Funding to Northeast gas grid: Centre will provide ₹5559 Cr.

Funding to Northeast gas grid: Centre will provide ₹5559 Cr. Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a proposal to provide Rs 5,559 crore viability gap funding (VGF) for building a 1,656 km gas grid in the Northeast region at a cost of Rs 9,256 crore. …

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Extra Bytes: Government Encouraging Ethanol Production

Why govt is encouraging ethanol production? – (Government Encouraging Ethanol Production) Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: (Government Encouraging Ethanol Production) The Ministry of Environment and Forests has announced that mills would not require separate environmental clearance to produce additional ethanol from B-heavy molasses. The proposals to undertake additional ethanol production from B-heavy molasses …

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Governance Bytes: Rabi Crop MSP Hike

Rabi crop MSP to be hiked for next season – (Rabi Crop MSP Hike) Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: (Rabi Crop MSP Hike) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decided to increase to the minimum support price for winter crops for the forthcoming rabi marketing season (2020-21). The increase in MSP for …

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Environmental Concerns: (Ethanol)

Published on 04-Sept-2019 – Ethanol Revision of Ethanol Price Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: Cabinet approves Mechanism Revision of ethanol price for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies for procurement of ethanol w.e.f. (with effect from) December’19 for one year period. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by PM Narendra …

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