BIOMASS: Is India on track to meet RE target of 175 GW by 2022

1. Burning biomass for energy is not new – large numbers of poor women continue to use biomass as cooking fuel to the detriment of their health. But what is new is to burn biomass/bagasse in controlled environments to make fuel. This is a win-win option, as farmers get value for their residue; it is not burnt in the open to add to air pollution and it provides energy. 

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