Technical Tour

The technical tour will take place day after the conference. This tour is limited to international participants only because of limited seat availability.

Technical tour to Kashipur Plant

Date: The tour will begin at 7:30 AM on 28th February, Wednesday and end at 14:00 hrs on 1st, March Thursday.

Brief about the site

India’s first 2G or cellulosic ethanol (alcohol) demonstration plant with a capacity of 10 ton/day erected at India Glycols Ltd., Kashipur will be inaugurated by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science and Technology & Earth Sciences, on the 22nd of April 2016, at Kashipur.

The plant, built with the support of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and its public-sector undertaking Biotechnology Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is based on the novel and indigenous 2G-alcohol technology developed by the DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences, a Centre of Excellence established in 2008 at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology of India.

Quick facts

  • India’s first 2G or cellulosic ethanol (alcohol) demonstration plant-based on indigenous technology
  • 10 ton/day biomass Multi-feedstock Continuous flow
  • Operational date: March, 2016
  • India Glycols Ltd., Uttarakhand/Department of Biotechnology

Program

  • Departure from Delhi on 28th February 7:30 AM (Comfortable transport will be provided)
  • Arrival at Kashipur Plant: 13:30 (Lunch at IGL)
  • Plant Visit: 14:30 – 17:00, Night stay at Hotel/ Guest House arranged by us
  • Return to Delhi on 01st March, 2018 at 7:00 AM reaching Delhi 14:00 hrs