Ethanol As Primary Fuel
2018-03-22 Announcements Petroleum & Natural Gas National
The Government has notified mass emission standard for flex-fuel ethanol (E85) or (E100)and ethanol (ED95) vehicles, vide notificationG.S.R. 682(E) dated 12th July 2016 after inviting suggestions from the public and different stakeholders.The Government, through Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) is implementing the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme under which OMCs sell ethanol blended petrol with the percentage of ethanol up to 10% subject to its availability and as per BIS specifications. This programme is being implemented in 21 States and 4 Union Territories including the State of Maharashtra. This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri Mansukh Lal Mandavia in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.