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Scheme for extending financial assistance to project proponents for enhancement of their ethanol distillation capacity or to set up distilleries for producing 1st Generation (1G) ethanol from feed stocks such as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn &

DepartmentofFood and Public Distribution (DFPD), Government of India has notified the "Scheme for extending financial assistance to project proponents for enhancement of their ethanol distillation capacity or to set up distilleries for producing 1st Generation (1G) ethanol from feed stocks such as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn & sorghum), sugarcane, sugar beet, etc.” vide Gazette Notification No.128 dated 14 January 2021

In terms of the said notification, NABARD has been appointed as the Nodal Bank for interacting with DFPD and managing interest subvention under the scheme. We enclose herewith the operational guidelines of the said scheme duly vetted by Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD),

Government of India and approved by DFS, GoI.

We shall be glad if you will please arrange to circulate the operational guidelines of the captioned scheme among your Controlling Offices and branches to ensure smooth implementation of the scheme.

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