Indian Minister Nitin Gadkari says Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have shown keenness to import ethanol from India.
The Minister of Road Transport and Highways said he discussed ethanol with the both governments.
Gadkari addressing the CII Conference on Bio-Energy said “I was able to discuss this matter with PM of Bangladesh and even the Sri Lankan minister. Both are keenly interested about import of ethanol from India for adding ethanol into petrol in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka”.
The Minister also said that in 15 days he has a meeting with Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, where a discussion would be made on making a policy for starting of ethanol pumps in the country.
The Minister said the future of ethanol is very good, adding that the government is eager to purchase more ethanol and also convinced to encourage the use of alternate fuel.
He said “Because of green fuel the pollution problem is also going to resolve”.
India Business Standard