Arunachal Pradesh government has recently taken a step to help people make the switch to greener and cleaner energy. During an interaction between Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein and Kamesh Salam, Managing Director of CanBoo, Cane & Bamboo, Chain Management Pvt Ltd and Business Associate of AgroGas for North East region, it was announced that ‘Government of Arunachal Pradesh will promote production of bamboo based Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the State.’
Salam revealed that the India’s first BioCNG technology provider, AgroGas is already successfully producing CNG using agriculture residues such as straw at Pune and Nagpur in Maharashtra. ‘The CNG will be comparatively cheaper, provide clean environment and its by-product can be used as an organic manure,’ he added.
State Government is planning to adopt a policy under National Biofuel Policy launched by the Government of India as the State is very rich in bamboo which can be a prime source of CNG.