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Know about a smoke free village of India: The Dholapur village

Waste-to-energy, especially through anaerobic route has the capacity to serve as a cooking/thermal energy option for nearby locations, through the piped supply of the generated biogas. Presently, in India alone, more than 50% of its population still rely on traditional biomass fuels (wood, charcoal, and dung) as their principal source of energy for cooking and heating. Within this scenario, waste manure from livestock and other organic waste from households and farms, particularly from rural perspective could prove to be an important energy source.

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Vishal Kanchan is the Program Coordinator at Indian Biogas Association (IBA). He is a mechanical engineer, who is following his passion for working in the Renewable Energy field especially in Biogas. You can follow IBA on Twitter at @biogasindia