Year: 2020

Cabinet clears modified scheme to enhance ethanol production

Union Cabinet on Wednesday accepted modified scheme to improve ethanol distillation capacity in the nation for generating 1st Technology (1G) ethanol from feed shares these types of as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn & sorghum), sugarcane and sugar beet.

It also gave its approval for deepening and optimisation of internal harbour amenities such as advancement of Western dock on Make, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis beneath the Public Non-public Partnership (PPP) method to deal with cape measurement vessels at Paradip Port.

The approximated job price tag is ₹3,005 crore, Union Minister for Shipping and delivery, Ports and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya, instructed reporters at a Cabinet briefing.

The Cabinet has also accepted Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru. The Multi Modal Logistics Hub and Multi Modal Transportation Hub at Greater Noida was also accepted. The proposals have full approximated price tag of ₹ seven,725 crore and an approximated employment era

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IIHR commercialises probiotic fruit beverage technology

ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticulture Study, Bengaluru has commercialised its know-how to manufacture probiotic pineapple beverage to a Mysuru dependent get started-up Makers of Mysuru Pvt Ltd.

MR Dinesh, Director, IIHR stated the know-how to manufacture probiotic pineapple beverage is the initially these know-how to be commercialised by the institute.

The probiotic fruit bevereage know-how was produced by a workforce of researchers from the Write-up Harvest Technological know-how and Agri Engineering division of IIHR led by Harinder Singh Oberoi. “It took just about a few a long time for us to acquire and standardise this know-how,” Oberoi stated. The beverage does not consist of any artificial substances or preservatives, he stated.

Chetan Gowda, MD of Makers of Mysuru, stated that the company expects to launch the beverage right before March 2021. The company, which manufactures kokum-dependent products, is in the method of including new equipment for the commercialisation of the pineapple

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