Chief Minister Chouhan holds discussions on ethanol policy

The proposed ethanol policy was discussed under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday.

Chouhan said that this policy should be decided after comparative study of other states. Establishment of units for manufacturing ethanol from maize, paddy and sugarcane etc. will be considered in Madhya Pradesh. Incentive provisions will also be made to realize the investment potential in this sector.

Chouhan said that the interest of the state should be at the centre of the policy. After necessary deliberations on all points, necessary cooperation will be obtained by contacting the Central Government. Chief Minister Chouhan said that he will also discuss with the concerned Ministries of the Central Government and Union Ministers.