The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has notified the National Bioenergy Programme.
MNRE has continued the National Bioenergy Programme for the period from 2021-22 to 2025-26. The programme has been recommended for implementation in two phases. The Phase-I of the programme has been approved with a budget outlay of Rs 8.58 billion. The National Bioenergy Programme will comprise of three sub-schemes including- waste to energy programme (programme on energy from urban, industrial and agricultural wastes /residues) to support setting up of large biogas, bio compressed natural gas (bioCNG) and power plants (excluding municipal solid waste 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; and biogas programme to support setting up of family and medium size biogas in rural areas.
Click here to read the guidelines for waste to energy programme, biomass programme, and biogas programme