On behalf of the President, MNRE sanctions the implementation of the Biogas Power (Off-grid) Programme during the financial year 2013-14 and the remaining period of the 12th Five Year Plan at a total outlay of Rs.36.62 crore (Rupees Thirty Six Crore Sixty Two Lakh Only). Biogas based power units can be a reliable decentralized power generation option in the country In order to promote this route of power generation, specifically in the small capacity range (3 kW to 250 kW), based on the availability of large quantity of animal wastes and wastes from forestry, rural based industries (agro/food processing), kitchen wastes, etc; a number of projects of different capacities and applications will be taken up for refining the technical know-how, developing manpower and necessary infrastructure, establishing a proper arrangement of operation & maintenance and large scale dissemination.
The funds for the programme would be released on re-imbursement after successful commissioning of the biogas based power plant as per the DPR norms (wherever DPR is required) receipt of utilization certificates, audited statement of expenditure.Each proposal will be examined and concurred in by the Integrated Finance Division of the Ministry, on case-to-case basis. For further details please refer to the attachment.Download the attached file
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