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Title: India achieves 10% ethanol blending target five months ahead of schedule: PM
Source:The Hindu Business Line
Date:5 June 2022

Commending India achieving 10 per cent ethanol being five months ahead of schedule, Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on 5 June 2022 said it has helped farmers earn ₹40,600 crore as income in the last eight years. He addressed the ‘Save Soil’ programme organised by the Isha Foundation. “The Prime Minister disclosed that today, India has achieved the target of 10 per cent ethanol blending, five months ahead of schedule. Elaborating on the enormity of the achievement, the Prime Minister said that in 2014 ethanol blending was at 1.5 per cent,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement. To help cut its dependence on costly oil imports, India aims for 10 per cent ethanol blending by 2022.

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