Cabinet approves bio-fuel policy

PUBLISHED ON: September 11, 2008 | Duration: 1 min, 51 sec

   
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Government on Thursday set 2017 as the target for selling petrol mixed with one-fifth of sugarcane extracted ethanol and diesel doped with non-edible oil with a view to cut the nation's dependence on expensive oil imports. While petrol mixed with 5 per cent ethanol is at present sold in the country, pilot projects are on to check viability of selling diesel doped with non-edible oil.
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