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Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) Scheme

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  • March 10, 2021
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Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) Scheme

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Energy Resources

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  • Ministry: Ministry for Petroleum

Important value additions 

  • SATAT scheme was launched on October 01, 2018
  • Oil and Gas Marketing Companies (OGMCs) are inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to procure Compressed Bio Gas (CBG).
  • Provisions under scheme: (1) Assured price for offtake of CBG with long term agreements by OGMCs; (2) Inclusion of bio manures produced from CBG plants as Fermented Organic Manure (FOM) under Fertilizer Control Order 1985; (3) Inclusion of CBG projects under Priority Sector Lending by RBI 
  • 9 CBG plants have been commissioned and have started supply of CBG. 
  • These plants are located in Andhra Pradesh (1 No.), Gujarat (3 No.), Haryana (1 No.), Maharashtra (3 No.) and Tamil Nadu (1 No.).
  • These plants are set up by entrepreneurs and private companies who have raised financial resources to develop these plants. 

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