June 27, 2013
Punjab Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh Javed visited the biomass plant of Nishat Mills on Wednesday. He was accompanied by the Special Secretary Agriculture Momin Agha and Manager Thermal Punjab Power Development Board Madam Sania. During his visit to the biomass plant, the Minister stated that the Punjab government intend to environmental friendly biogas plants having latest technology.
The Minister visited various sections of the biomass plants and enquired about preparation of the high quality and high performance plants prepared in a very short span of time. Experts suggested that special zones should be declared on the pattern of China for biomass plants so as raw material could easily be available for every plant. It may be mentioned here that the Punjab government wanted to install 1,000 biogas powered tube wells in the province during next financial year.