Bihar inaugurates India’s first greenfield grain-based ethanol plant

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the country’s first greenfield grain-based ethanol plant in Purnea. According to Kumar, the ethanol production will help reduce the cost of petrol and generate employment. The Rs 105-crore plant by Eastern India Biofuels Pvt Ltd is the first one developed since the government gave a go-ahead to Bihar’s ethanol […]

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India launches Rs 20,050-crore scheme for fisheries sector along with several sops for Bihar


Prime Minister Narendra Modi  launched Rs 20,050 crore Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) to boost production and exports in the fisheries sector as part of the government’s aim to double farmers’ income. The Prime Minister also launched several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar, scheduled for assembly polls in October-November, […]

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