The World Biofuel Day is observed every year on August 10 to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels. The World Biofuel Day is being observed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.
On the occasion, PM of India, Narendra Modi unveiled a Booklet on “National Policy on Biofuels 2018”, and launched “Pro-Active and Responsive facilitation by Interactive and Virtuous Environmental Single window Hub”[PARIVESH].
The Government has approved the National Policy on Biofuels-2018 in June 2018. The policy has the objective of reaching 20% ethanol blending and 5% biodiesel blending by 2030.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)