Web Exclusive | September 2013
Bihar agriculture sector needs renewable energy: Minister
Bihar's agriculture sector urgently requires renewable energy, said the State Energy Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav. He said this while releasing Greenpeace India report on 'Legal, Policy and Regulatory Framework for Accelerated Renewable Energy Development in Bihar' on September 24.
The report has been prepared by the World institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE)-Pune and it contains recommendations on the renewable energy policy framework for Bihar. Yadav directed the Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency director to look into the framework submitted by the Greenpeace and take it forward for the action required.
The Minister said the State government is going to allot major massive funds for energy sector in the state.