Govt Launches ‘Green Charcoal Hackathon’ Launched To Reduce Carbon Footprint

In a bid to reduce carbon footprint, Union Minister RK Singh has launched Green Charcoal Hackathon, which would focus on innovative ways to convert farm residue into green charcoal.

Union Power Minister RK Singh

In this direction, NVVN (NTPC VidyutVyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd, in partnership with EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Limited) organised the technology challenge named as Green Charcoal Hackathon.

Green Charcoal Hackathon’ with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technology solutions, according to a statement by Ministry of Power. It added that the objective of the event is to achieve clean air by eliminating farm fire and produce renewable energy out of the agro residue.

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