Chhattisgarh pushing for rice-based ethanol

February 10, 2020 |

In India, the Daily Pioneer newspaper reports that Chhattisgarh’s chief minister has written to the prime minister pushing for approval of a rice-based ethanol plant as well as requested a price for rice-based ethanol be set in line with ethanol produced for sugar and molasses. The state has prioritized rice feedstock for ethanol due to its significant surplus and wants national policy requiring annual permission for ethanol production from rice to be made more flexible. 

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