India’s First Paddy Straw to Compressed Bio- Gas Plant for Natural Gas Grid as a sustainable solution to stubble burning

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By Sarkaritel October 19, 2019 06:30

India’s First Paddy Straw to Compressed Bio- Gas Plant for Natural Gas Grid as a sustainable solution to stubble burning

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Karnal, October 19, 2019: Mr. E.S. Ranganathan, Managing Director, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the largest CNG distribution company of India, today performed ground breaking ceremony for setting up India’s first plant to convert paddy straw into Compressed Bio Gas (CBG)  for gas grid in Karnal today. This unit will have the capacity to convert stubble generated from 20,000 acres of farmland in a year into gas, which will then be sourced by IGL for its City Gas Distribution (CGD) network in Karnal.

This unit has been set up by M/s Ajay Bio-Energy Pvt. Ltd., under ‘SATAT’ (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation) scheme on Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) launched by Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. Mr. Amit Garg, Director (Commercial), IGL, Mr Ajay Bansal, Chairman, Ajay Bio – Energy Pvt. Ltd. and other senior officials of IGL were also present on the occasion. IGL currently supplies CNG and PNG to Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Rewari, Gurugram, Karnal and Muzzafarnagar.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ranganathan said, “As an organisation committed to providing clean energy solutions to the society, IGL has been proactive in leveraging latest technology in all its operations to ensure that the entire community is able to benefit from its initiatives. Environmental pollution is the biggest concern in the region today and it is our endeavour to reduce alarming levels of pollution apart from creating opportunities for additional income for farmers”.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel October 19, 2019 06:30