MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-410 TO BE ANSWERED ON-19.07.2018 TARGET FOR SETTING UP FAMILY TYPE BIO-GAS PLANTS
410. SHRIMATI POONAM MAHAJAN :
Will the Minister of NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY be pleased to state:- (a) whether the Government has laid down any target for the setting up of family type bio-gas plants and the extent to which these targets have been achieved during each of the last three years, State/UT-wise;
(b) the manner in which the Government plans to incentivize rural households to engage in building small scale bio-gas plants in the country; and
(c) whether the Government proposes to impart appropriate training to those, who use bio-gas plants in order to reduce bio-hazard risks, and if so, the details thereof?
THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY AND POWER (I/C) (SHRI R.K. SINGH)
(a) The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP), for setting up of family type biogas plants and the annual targets were allocated to States and UTs for each of the last three years from 2015-16 to 2017-18. The State / UT-wise details of the annual targets allocated and achievements made during each of the last three years under the NBMMP are given in Annexure-I.
(b) The NBMMP Scheme has been continued after its modification and redesigned as New National Biogas and Organic Manure Programme (NNBOMP), which is effective from the current year 2018-19. Under this programme, the size range of family type biogas plants has been enhanced up to 25 cubic metre capacity to cover untapped potential in the rural and semi-urban areas. In addition, the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) has also been enhanced under the NNBOMP, which varies from a minimum of Rs.7500/- per plant for 1 cubic metre size Biogas Plants to Rs.35,000/- per biogas plant in the small biogas plant size range of 20- 25 cubic metre for the beneficiaries of NER States including Sikkim and SC & ST Categories of those areas.
(c) The New National Biogas and Organic Manure Programme (NNBOMP) Scheme provides for imparting training on biogas to the beneficiaries of biogas plants through Biogas User Courses. Biogas plants are helpful in reducing the health hazards and biogas is the cleaner cooking fuel. The details of various training courses to be carried out during the current year are given in Annexure-II.
ANNEXURE-I ANNEXURE-I, REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 410 FOR ANSWER ON 19.07.2018, REGARDING "TARGET OR SETTING UP OF FAMILY TYPE BIO-GAS PLANTS" Details of State/UT- wise and year-wise targets vis-à-vis achievements for each of the last three years (2015-16 to 2017-18)
[* KVIC achievements are included in the States’ achievements.] #Figs. are based on Monthly Progress Reports and final claims]
ANNEXURE-II, REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (c) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 410 FOR ANSWER ON 19.07.2018 REGARDING „TARGET FOR SETTING UP FAMILY TYPE BIO-GAS PLANTS Allocation of physical targets for training courses for the year 2018-19 under New National Biogas and Organic Manure Programe (NNBOMP) to Biogas Development and Training Centres (BDTCs).