India’s 1st ‘Methanol Cooking Fuel Program’ Launched in Assam

In a historic day for India, Northeast and Assam Petro-chemicals, a state-owned company for launched Asia’s first cannisters based and India’s first “Methanol Cooking Fuel Program”. The program was inaugurated by Dr V K Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog and Chairman at Namrup. 
500 households inside the Assam Petro Complex will be the first pilot project, scaling it to 40,000 households in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Goa and Karnataka. 

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • Assam CM- Sarbanand Sonowal, Governor- Jagdish Mukhi.