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Gadkari stresses on use of alternative fuels

Press Trust of India 

Union road transport Monday stressed on use of alternative sources of including bio amid rise in petroleum prices.

"Import of petrol is becoming difficult for the country and so we should look at the alternative sources of ...we should make full use of biofuel, methanol, and among others," the said while addressing the closing function of Indian International Science Festival (IISF) here.

Under the supervision of ministry of Science and Technology, cheap and eco-friendly alternatives have been successfully tried, said, adding that his ministry has earned a lot of revenue through alternative fuel.

said in the forest areas of the country, there are such through which different alternatives of fuel including can be prepared.

The union government has prepared a policy to purchase to such from tribals, he said.

"We can remove our country's poverty with the help of science and technology ... the manner in which our scientists are working, will definitely become economic super power, he said.

The said that we can now assure the who has given the concept of "New " that we have people ready for making it a reality by 2022.

A , 'Science India' was also launched on the occasion.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 21:55 IST
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