shall act as an independent autonomous body with the following objectives:-
plan, promote, organize, implement, monitor and evaluate schemes,
projects, activities, etc., for bio-fuel development in the State.
energy self-reliance and fuel security by progressive use of renewable
energy through harnessing potential of the State in bio-fuels without
affecting the food security.
the import bill or oil for the country.
achieve 10% blending of Bio-fuel with Petrol / Diesel by the year 2017 and
above 1-% beyond 2017.
of toxic emissions and reduction of green house gas emission through
partial substitution of fossil fuels with bio-fuels.
carbon credits and promote trading in Certified Emission Reductions.
rural income and women empowerment by generating rural employment.
to the social and economic development of rural and urban areas.
coordination of the work of different departments, farmers, NGOs and
private agencies dealing in various aspects of bio-fuels.
all other policies and programmes of the State as well as the Government
of India and other Funding Agencies which have direct or indirect bearing
on harnessing bio-fuel potential of the State.
encourage and support research and development activities for bio-fuel
development in the State.
and operating bio-fuel projects under appropriate comprehensive,
transparent, consultative and participatory processes that involve all
take-up plant propagation and distribution of various species of bio-fuel
seedlings for the benefit of farmers so that farmers derive greater
sponsor and organize workshops, seminars, exchange visits and experience
sharing regarding bio-fuel development.
publish journals, documents and other relevant literature in any manner as
may be considered desirable in furtherance of the objectives.
appoint requisite staff.
mobilize funds from various sources such as self-generation, State Government/Central
Government and their agencies, Banks, International Funding Agencies,
Private Sector, etc., as donation, grant, aid, loan, equity participation,
goodwill, subsidy etc., for meeting the objectives.
acquire, undertake or enter into any arrangement to meet the
facilitate contract framings, by encouraging private entrepreneurs to set
up processing units and the farmers with vacant land to be garnered around
undertake enumeration of waste land / marginal land available in the
States with Forest and Revenue Departments and notify the same at the
District, Taluk and Hobli levels.
- To do
all such acts and things as the Society may consider necessary, conductive
or incidental, directly or indirectly, to the attainment and enlargement
of the aforesaid objectives or any of them.