India Glycols board approves grain-based distillery units in these 2 locations
The Board of Directors of India Glycols has approved to set up, install and commission grain- based distillery units with a capacity of 180 KLPD and 110 KLPD at its sites in Kashipur, Uttarakhand and Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. An estimated total capital expenditure of approximately Rs 304 crore will be incurred on the project.
The grain distillation capacities at Gorakhpur and Kashipur are expected to be commissioned by 31 March 2022. The above decision has been taken considering, inter-alia, the government of India 's programme to increase ethanol blending fuel in order to save valuable foreign exchange, benefit the farm sector and also to go towards less polluting fuels.