Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that 15 more ethanol plants will become operational in the state soon as the work is progressing at these plants, reports Projects Today.
These plants are being set up at different places in the state. He was speaking while inaugurating the state’s second ethanol plant at Motipur in the Muzaffarpur district. The capacity of the plant is 110 klpd and it will be using maize as raw material.
The government has approved a total of 17 ethanol-producing units in the state and two have become operational so far. The first ethanol plant approved in Bihar was set up at Purnia and it has a capacity of 65,000 litres per day in May 2022.