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 @Rs.12000/plant is provided for general category and Rs.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 Rs.30,000/- to Rs.1,00,000/- per plant. In order to make the scheme attractive to the farming community it is proposed to provide additional amount from state plan funds as additional assistance for the construction of biogas plant @Rs. 8000/plant and Rs. 9000/plant for General and SC/ST categories respectively over and above the central assistance. An amount of Rs.50.00 lakh is earmarked for the purpose during 2020-21.