• The Indian Biogas Association has suggested that the government invest Rs 30,000 crore in machinery and equipment to supply biomass to compressed biogas plants, which would reduce LNG imports by 12 MMTA.
  • As per the ASCI (Administrative Staff College of India) study on the assessment of biomass potential in India, India has a total crop production area of 198 Mha with a total crop production of 775 million tons, generating 754 million tons of total biomass and 230 million tons of surplus agricultural residue.
  • The association also recommended that the government release operational guidelines for crop residue management and create a supply chain for biomass.

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