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Odisha Governor lays foundation stone of Country’s 1st 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery plant

ONI Bureau:  Governor of Odisha Professor Ganeshi Lal along with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid foundation stone for country’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-refinery in Bargarh on Wednesday.

The 2G Ethanol Bio-refinery is to be set up at Baulsingha village under Bhatli tehsil by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) at an estimated cost of Rs1000 crore.

The Bargarh Bio-Refinery will utilise about two lakh tonne of rice straw annually as feedstock which will be sourced from nearby locations including Bhatli, Ambabhona, Attabira, Sohela, Burla and Lakhanpur.

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