New Delhi: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India has notified the National Bioenergy Programme on November 2, 2022.
Approved with a budget outlay of Rs. 858 crore, the National Bioenergy Programme for the period from FY 2021-22 to 2025-26 has been recommended for implementation in two Phases.
Programme will comprise of the following sub-schemes:
Waste to Energy Programme (Programme on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes /Residues) to support setting up of large Biogas, BioCNG and Power plants (excluding MSW to Power projects).
Biomass Programme (Scheme to Support Manufacturing of Briquettes and Pellets and Promotion of Biomass (non-bagasse) based cogeneration in Industries) to support setting up of pellets and briquettes for use in power generation and non-bagasse-based power generation projects.
Biogas Programme to support setting up of family and medium size Biogas in rural areas.