Guidelines for implementation of Biomass Programme
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on November 02, 2022 has issued Guidelines for the Biomass Programme. The following has been stated namely: This shall be in force from April 01, 2021 to March 31, 2026. Bagasse based Biomass Cogeneration projects are not supported under the Biomass Programme. The balance committed liabilities under the National Bioenergy Programme to be carried forward beyond March 31, 2026 should not exceed 50% of the total outlay of the National Bioenergy Programme after excluding committed liabilities as of the date of EFC. The Objective of the Scheme is to support setting up of Biomass Briquette/Pellet manufacturing plants and to support Biomass (non-bagasse) based cogeneration projects in Industries in the country.