PM JI-VAN Yojana: Rs 880 crore approved for ethanol projects so far

To facilitate production of ethanol, Government in March, 2019 had notified the “Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan – Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana” for providing financial support for setting up Second Generation (2G) ethanol projects in the country using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock. The total financial outlay for the scheme is Rs. 1969.50 crore for the period from 2018-19 to 2023-24. Since commencement of PM JI-VAN Yojana, Rs. 880 crore have been approved to the following 2G projects:

Sl. No. Entities Project Type Approved Financial


(Rs. in Crores)

1. IndianOil Corporation Ltd. Commercial 150
2. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Commercial 150
3. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Commercial 150
4. Numaligarh Refineries Limited Commercial 150
5 Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd Commercial 100
6 Shell India Markets Pvt Ltd. Commercial 150
7 IndianOil Corporation Ltd. Demonstration 15
8 Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd Demonstration 15

The above-mentioned projects for ethanol production have been envisaged to increase ethanol availability for Ethanol Blending Petrol Programme in the country consequently reducing dependency on import of fossil fuel.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.


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