By Accommodation Times Bureau
Recently, Government of Gujarat and BioChem USA signed MoU for Biorefinery plant worth Rs 3,000 crore which will be set up at Dahej PCPIR.
Yogi Sarin from BioChem and Principal Secretary of Industries and Mines M. K. Das signed the MoU. This plant will be set up with an investment of around Rs 3000 crore and will generate around 2000 employment, said the release.
Under this MoU, Annually around 10 lakh tonnes of corn and 3 lakh tonnes biomass production plant will be set up in Dahej P.C.P.I.R. in which, protein feed for animals, biofuel ethanol, edible corn oil or biodiesel will be produced.
It is worth to point out here that this plant is zero liquid discharge plant and protect the environment. Biofuels project will be operational within 24 to 30 months.