Circulars / Guidelines

Role of Biofuels in Energy Security

The liquid biofuels are derived from the plants and animals.  Biofuels will have a major role on the development of industrial and automobiles in future.   The biofuels like bioethanol, biodiesel and biogas are already utilizing in many countries in the world.The development of biofuels will help in environment protection and reduce the dependence on import […]

Bioenergy Development in the State of Karnataka

The constitution of Biofuel Task Force to formulate the policy, the formation of the Karnataka State Bioenergy Development Board (KSBDB) is the major initiatives taken by the Government of Karnataka towards the development of Biofuels/Bioenergy in the State. Karnataka is the first State in formulating and implementing the biofuel policy in the country. The KSBDB […]

Guidelines for I&D Centres

GUIDELINES FOR INFORMATION & DEMONSTRATION CENTERS Introduction: The use of vegetable oils, wood & plant wastes and animal fats as fuels for lighting and heating purposes dates back to prehistoric times. Usage of Karanj, Neem and other vegetable oils as sources of light in rural areas is well recorded in ancient Indian folklore and history. […]

Hasiru Honnu Yojane (Programme)

Hasiru Honnu Yojane (Programme) Bioenergy programme in farmers’ own land Introduction: Through providing employment to the rural people under MGNREGS, State and Central Govt are striving for the development of rural areas. State Govt. is formulating many new programmes for the development of the state. KSBDB has also formulated Hasiru Honnu(Green Gold) programme in this […]

Suvarna Bhoomi Yojane (Golden Land programme) Guidelines

Suvarna Bhoomi Yojane Guidelines Honour’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, in his 2012-13 budget speech, announced the continuation of ‘Suvarna Bhoomi Yojane’ to the current year also, the purpose is to revive 3,97,569 small and marginal farmers. 64,368 scheduled caste and 26,195 scheduled tribe farmer-families are covered in this scheme. In this scheme, a subsidy of […]