Union Minister for Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey mentioned one of many necessary targets of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient is to construct a self-reliant nation.
Union Minister for Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey on Saturday devoted India’s first BHEL-built ‘coal to methanol’ (CTM) pilot plant to the nation right here, as a part of the continued ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations, an official launch mentioned. Pandey additionally inaugurated an exhibition on ‘Merchandise Developed underneath Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ organised at Bharat Heavy Electricals Restricted’s (BHEL) Hyderabad unit, it mentioned.
Talking on the event, the Union minister mentioned one of many necessary targets of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient is to construct a self-reliant nation. “The function of the manufacturing sector will probably be essential in realising this imaginative and prescient. The federal government has already highlighted the significance of the manufacturing sector by means of schemes like Make in India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat”, he mentioned. Pandey additional mentioned the capital items trade is the spine of the manufacturing sector because it offers important inputs resembling equipment and tools to a broad set of user-industries.
The 0.25 TPD (tonnes per day) capability CTM pilot plant that has been indigenously designed, developed and put in by BHEL is at present producing methanol with purity of greater than 99 per cent from high-ash Indian coal. Considerably, this conversion of high-ash Indian coal to methanol by means of the gasification route is the first-of-its-kind know-how demonstration in India, the discharge added.
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