Additional assistance for construction of Biogas Plants

H/A: 2810-00-105-97 Rs. 50.00 lakh

Under the CSS, New National Biogas Development Project, assistance @ ₹ 12000/- plant is provided for general category and ₹ 13000/plant for SC/ST category/or as per the guidelines of the scheme. The cost of construction of biogas plants in the State varies from ₹ 30,000/- to ₹ 1,00,000/- per plant. In order to make the scheme attractive to the farming community an amount of ₹ 50.00 lakh is earmarked from state plan funds as additional assistance for the construction of biogas plant @ ₹ 8000/plant and ₹ 9000/- plant for General and SC/ST categories respectively over and above the central assistance.