Government will install 76,000 small biogas plants this fiscal year

NEW DELHI: The government plans to establish 76,000 children in 2018-19 under the New National Program (NNBOMP), Union Minister RK Singh said on Thursday.

According to the program, the maximum size of family-type biogas plants has been improved from 6 to 25 capacity to cover the untapped potential of biogas energy in remote/rural and semi-urban areas.

The Minister of New and Renewable Energy said to Lok Sabha The central financial assistance under the program has been improved and varies from Rs 7,500 to Rs 35,000.

Under NNBOMP, the goal of establishing 76,000 small biogas plants has been set for the current year, the minister said.