Diesel accounts for two-fifths of India’s total refined fuel consumption.
Indian wait Zero Diesel Use on Farms and Transform the Agriculture Sector into Renewable Energy by 2024, As part of its broader plan to switch to clean energy sources, according to a report by the Ministry of Energy.
“India will work with renewable energy to replace diesel to achieve the target of zero diesel consumption in agriculture by 2024,” the ministry said in a statement.
The ministry did not say how it wants to achieve this ambitious goal. In February 2020, it launched a plan to offer iFinancial incentives for farmers to use solar energy Replacing diesel irrigation pumps.
Diesel accounts for two-fifths of India’s total refined fuel consumption, and according to government data, the agricultural sector is one of the largest consumers of fuel.
India is the third largest oil importer in the world.. Government sources say motor fuel sales have increased in recent months, but growth in diesel sales has pushed demand for petrol behind.
Petrol sales in India are higher than the pre-Kovit-19 volume, while 2021 diesel sales were lower than 2019 consumption. According to government data.
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