India’s ethanol push

GS Paper 3  Source: IE   Context: At a G20 Energy Ministers’ meeting, the Indian PM stated that India has rolled out 20% ethanol-blended petrol this year and aims to cover the entire country by 2025.    Ethanol: Ethanol is basically 9% pure alcohol that can be blended with petrol. It is different from the …

Adopting biofuels as an alternative source of energy can significantly improve farmers’ income, generate employment opportunities and reduce imports. Examine the role of National Biofuel Policy in promoting biofuels in the nation.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Adopting biofuels as an alternative source of energy can significantly improve farmers’ income, generate employment opportunities and reduce imports. Examine the role of National Biofuel Policy in promoting biofuels in the nation. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate. Reference: Indian …

How are biofuels classified? Biofuels are a benevolent option that not only solves the energy security issue but also brings with it several possibilities for positive transformation. India must ensure it is not left behind in reaping its benefits. Comment.

Topic:  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 4. How are biofuels classified? Biofuels are a benevolent option that not only solves the energy security issue but also brings with it several possibilities for positive transformation. India must ensure it is not left behind in reaping its benefits. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: …

Biofuels

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Biofuels Context: Researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad have started using computational methods to understand the factors and impediments in incorporating biofuels into the …