Petrol Usage Will Be Over In India In Next 5 Years: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, who was conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) said at the event that India won’t have petrol in use within the next 5 years. According to a report, Gadkari claimed that all the petrol in India will run out in the next 5 years, post which fossil fuel will be banned in the country.

Media reports quoting Gadkari said that bio-ethanol being made in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha district is being used in vehicles. Green hydrogen can be made from deep well water and can be sold for Rs 70 per kg.

Gadkari also highlighted the need for farmers to become energy providers and not just food providers. He said that no farmer can change his future just by planting wheat, rice, and maize.

Gadkari was conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) by Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidhyapeeth in Maharashtra’s Akola on Thursday.  Governor and Chancellor of public universities Bhagat Singh Koshyari awarded the degree to the Union minister for road transport and highways at the 36th convocation ceremony of the university. Former Vice-Chancellor Dr Motilal Madan, VC Dr Vilas Bhale, registrar, deans of faculty, professors, teachers and graduating students were present on the occasion.

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