New Delhi: The general public is upset due to the rising fuel price in the country. Inflation continues to skyrocket due to the increased oil price. In view of the increasing problems of the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is soon going to take a big decision to give relief to the people. Due to which the price of petrol will be cut by about Rs. Know what is this decision
The Modi government has reduced the deadline for increasing the percentage of petrol ethanol from 8.5 to 20 percent from 2030 to 2025. Due to which the price of fuel will come down by about eight rupees in a liter. However, this will reduce the mileage of the existing vehicles because the vehicles which are currently running on the road. Their engine is built for 10 percent ethanol in petrol.
rust in the engine
The engines installed in the existing vehicles, if 20 percent ethanol mixed petrol is used, the engine will start rusting after some time. Due to which the car will start jerking. And in simple words, every vehicle has a read vapor pressure. As soon as different fuels are added to the vehicles, it changes. Due to which the capacity of the parts installed in the vehicles is affected.
Engine modification will not cost much
While the government has decided to increase ethanol in petrol, questions are being raised in the minds of people regarding the mileage of vehicles. However, after talking to experts, it has been learned that it will not cost much to convert old petrol vehicles to 20 percent ethanol mix engine. While the engines of two wheelers will be modified in two thousand rupees, in four wheelers, four thousand rupees will have to be spent for this.
At the same time, the government has also directed all two wheeler and four wheeler manufacturers to make flex engines (engines running on both ethanol and petrol) with 20 percent ethanol engine.
Highest ethanol production in UP
India’s ethanol production capacity is 684 crore liters. For the targeted 20% blending of ethanol in petrol by 2025, the country would require 1,000 crore liters of capacity. In view of this, the central government has started the work of doubling the existing ethanol production. In this sequence, Uttar Pradesh has overtaken Maharashtra to become the first state in India, where the maximum ethanol has been produced. At the same time, many states including Bihar, Maharashtra, Haryana have announced to double the production of ethanol here.