World Biofuel Day

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th of August to create awareness about the importance of non
Question: Consider the following statement World Biofuel Day:
(1) World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th of August.
(2) The theme of the World Biofuel Day is Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO).
of the above, correct statement/s is/are:

(a) Only (1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) Both (1) and (2)
(d) All the above
Answer: (c)
Related facts:
  • World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th of August to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and highlight the various efforts made by Government in the biofuel sector.
  • Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas will organize World Biofuel Day on 10th August, 2019 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • This year the theme of the World Biofuel Day is Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO).
  • Biofuels have the benefits of reduction of import dependence, cleaner environment, additional income to farmers and employment generation. 
  • A number of initiatives have been undertaken to increase production and blending of biofuels since 2014.

Links:

http://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=192535

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