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Under NBMMP, about 49.6 lakh household size biogas plants have been installed since inception

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The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing programmes such as National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP), Biogas Power (Off-grid) Generation Programme (BPGP), and Waste to Energy Programme for setting up of Biogas Plants based on cattle dung and other mixed biodegradable wastes to meet cooking, heating, lighting & small power and thermal energy needs of the people of remote and rural areas of the country.

Under the NBMMP, about 49.6 lakh household size biogas plants have been installed since the inception of the biogas programme in the country. Under the Head 'Biogas Programme' a provision of Rs.134Crores was made in the budget estimate (BE) for the year2017-18.

Under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme(NBMMP), family type biogas plants are set up for individual households to provide biogas as clean fuel for cooking to the people of rural and remote areas.

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  • News Section: Bio Energy News
  • Month: January
  • Year: 2018
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