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Pradhan Mantri JIVAN Yojana 2021- Free PDF Download

 

The News

  • Recently, the MNRE has informed that in order to promote ethanol blending, the Government has lowered Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate to 5% from 18% on ethanol meant for blending under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme.
  • Apart from that, the Government has also notified Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Yojna for promoting Second Generation (2G) ethanol production from cellulosic and lignocellulosic including petrochemical route in the country by providing financial support.

Generation of Ethanol

Generation of Ethanol

Ethanol Blending Program

Ethanol Blending Program

PM JIVAN Yojana

  • Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan – Vatavaran Anukool Fasal Awashesh Nivaran) Yojana emphasizes the usage of lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable resources as biofuel.
  • It is a step towards achieving a 10% blending percentage by 2022 under the EBP program and later on 20% ethanol blending by 2030.
  • The ethanol produced by the entities enrolled under this scheme will be supplied to Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs).
  • The scheme is implemented and regulated by the Centre for High Technology (CHT) under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) under responsible for appraisal and recommending new proposals to the project.

PM JIVAN Yojana

  • PM JI-VAN Yojana is being executed through 12 commercial-scale projects and 10 demonstration-scale 2G ethanol projects.
  • These projects are funded by Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Scheme. The Yojana is discharged in two phases.
    • Phase I (2018-19 to 2022-23) where 6 commercial and 5 demonstration-scale projects will be financed.
    • Phase II (2020-21 to 2023-24) where the remaining 6 commercial and 5 demonstration projects will be supported.
  • The total financial outlay for the period 2018-19 to 2023-24 for JI-VAN Yojana is Rs. 1969.50 crores.
    • Out of this amount, Rs. 1800 crore has been allocated for the 12 commercial projects
    • 150 crores has been given to the 10 demonstration scale projects.
    • 19.50 crore for administrative expenses of Centre for High Technology.

 

 

 

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