Web Exclusive | August 2018
BPCL to set up Rs 7.47 billion ethanol project in Odisha
Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) will be setting up a second-generation ethanol bio-refinery with a capacity of 100 KPLD in Baulsingha village in Bargarh district in an area of 58.44 acres in Odisha. With an investment of Rs 7.47 billion, this project is in line with the government’s national biofuel policy that mandates 5 per cent blending of ethanol with petrol. During the operation phase, the project is estimated to generate jobs for 200 and 1,000 people directly and indirectly, respectively.