Union Cupboard Hikes Ethanol Worth by 5-8% to Guarantee Farmers Get Remunerative Fee

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The Union Cupboard on Thursday raised the worth of ethanol for doping in petrol by 5-8 per cent, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned. The transfer will assist farmers get remunerative worth whereas additionally slicing down oil imports, he mentioned.

As a lot as 10 per cent ethanol is doped in petrol. The transfer additionally checks air pollution as ethanol is environment-friendly, the minister added.