NRL, NBDA sign MoU for sourcing two bamboo for a biorefinery in Assam

December 8, 2015

Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL and Nagaland BambooDevelopment Agency (NBDAhave signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for sourcing two lakh tonnes of semi-processed bamboo annually to implement a bio-refinery in Assam for producing bio-ethanol from available non-food bio-mass feedstock.  NRL would be sourcing bamboo from Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh for the proposed project.

The MOU was signed by Agriculture Production Commissioner and Mission Director NBDA, Imkonglemba representing the state government and General Manager Marketing and business development, NRL, Golaghat in Assam, B Ekka in NBDA, Dimapur.

NRL is collaborating with a Finland-based technology provider Ms Chempolis who has third generation technology to convert bamboo to ethanol in commercially viable basis, which was much ahead of other established technology providers for conversion of bamboo to ethanol.

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