Karnataka calling for oversight committee to solve challenges in supplying ethanol

January 6, 2022 |

In India, the Press Trust of India reports that the state of Karnataka is urging the central government to monitor the challenges suffered by the sugarcane-based ethanol industry regarding the national blending program. There have been complaints by mills that oil marketing companies are favoring corn-based ethanol over sugarcane and rice feedstocks. The Karnataka sugar minister also wants long-term ethanol pricing established to provide assurances for future investments. The requested oversight is suggested to be in the form of a monitoring team made up of the national food ministry, state cane commissioners, OMCs and NABARD.

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