Establishment of Information and processing / Demonstration Centres: KSBDB established four information & processing centers at College of Sericulture, Chintamani, Chikkaballapur Dist., Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chamarajanagar, Gulbarga University, Gulabarga, Women’s University, Bijapur. Apart from these, the processing centers at UAS, Dharwad, UAS, Bangalore, MGIRED, Bangalore, Bio-fuel Park, Hassan, are also catering to the needs in information, processing, value addition & for research activities of bio-fuels. Farmers, entrepreneurs, students & public are taking advantage of these centers. The process of establishing such centers in every district is proposed to be taken up in different phases.
|A bio diesel unit at Women's University, Bijapur is being watched by Sri. Murugesh Nirani, Hon'ble Minister for Industries, Karnataka State.|
Processing & value addition is anticipated to give good economic returns for bio-fuel growers especially to farmers. Various value additions, right from short term additional crops such as hemp, castor etc to converting oil cake as animal feed & production of organic manure etc. are dealt scientifically for the best advantage of farmers. The universities & other organizations are engaged in optimizing various by-products.