Lockdown Decision: Surplus Rice With FCI To Be Used For Making Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitisers

New Delhi: The Government on Monday allowed surplus rice available with Food Corporation of India (FCI) to be converted  to ethanol to be utilised for making alcohol-based hand-sanitisers and in blending for the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme, said an official statement.

This was decided at a meeting  of the National Biofuel Coordination Committee (NBCC) under the chairmanship of the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.


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