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Reference Date | Version November 2, 2023, 1.0
Keywords Biofuel, Renewable, GHG emissions, Ethanol
Legislation(s)
  • Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992
  • Legal Metrology Act, 2009
  • Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • Electricity Act, 2003
  • Energy Conservation Act, 2001
Jurisdiction India

Introduction

Bio-fuels might seem like a viable solution towards reducing India’s reliance on imports to meet its crude requirements and to reduce Greenhouse Gas (‘GHG’) emissions. Is it? – there may not be an easy answer. It would be relevant to examine the present legal and policy landscape concerning bio-fuels in India. This article aims to decode India’s Biofuels Policy and examine the regulatory roadmap, and identify the issues in the context of the larger picture.

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