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Union Cabinet Meeting Today Ethanol Procurement Mechanism Approved And Other Decisions

News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Gaurav Pandey
Updated Wed, 10 Nov 2021 03:49 PM IST

Summary

A meeting of the Union Cabinet was held on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Decisions like mechanism for ethanol procurement and use of jute for packaging were approved in this meeting. Union Minister Anurag Thakur informed about the decisions taken in it after the meeting.

Union Minister Anurag Thakur giving information about the decisions of the cabinet
– Photo : ANI

Anurag Thakur said that the cabinet has approved the mechanism for procurement of ethanol by public sector oil marketing companies under the Ethanol Blended Petrol programme. Along with this, the cabinet also approved the proposal to increase the prices of ethanol made from different raw materials for the sugar season 2020-21.

Under this, the price of ethanol made from C heavy molasses has been increased from Rs 45.69 to Rs 46.66 per liter and that of ethanol made from B heavy molasses from 57.61 to Rs 59.08 per liter. At the same time, the price of ethanol made from sugarcane juice, sugar/sugar syrup has been increased from Rs 62.65 to Rs 63.45 per litre.

Along with this, the Union Cabinet has also approved the reservation standards for jute packaging materials for the jute year 2021-22 under the Jute Packaging Materials Act, 1987. Union Minister Thakur said that after getting this permission, packing of 100 percent food grains and 20 percent sugar would be done in jute bags only.

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Anurag Thakur said that the cabinet has approved the mechanism for procurement of ethanol by public sector oil marketing companies under the Ethanol Blended Petrol programme. Along with this, the cabinet also approved the proposal to increase the prices of ethanol made from different raw materials for the sugar season 2020-21.

Under this, the price of ethanol made from C heavy molasses has been increased from Rs 45.69 to Rs 46.66 per liter and that of ethanol made from B heavy molasses from 57.61 to Rs 59.08 per liter. At the same time, the price of ethanol made from sugarcane juice, sugar/sugar syrup has been increased from Rs 62.65 to Rs 63.45 per litre.

Along with this, the Union Cabinet has also approved the reservation standards for jute packaging materials for the jute year 2021-22 under the Jute Packaging Materials Act, 1987. Union Minister Thakur said that after getting this permission, packing of 100 percent food grains and 20 percent sugar would be done in jute bags only.

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