District Bio Fuel Demonstration and Information Center JNN College of Engineering, Shimoga:
Bio Fuel means Bio Diesel or ethanol produced from non edible oils, juice of plants and animal fat. Bio diesel is produced from non edible oils such as Pongamia, Neem, Jathropa etc. by transesterification process. The advantages of bio fuel are many.
Considering the above advantages, Government of Karnataka has formed Biofuel development board under which district level “Biofuel Demonstration and Information centers have been set up in various districts. Shimoga district center has been set up at JNN College of Engineering. This information centre has been conceptualised as a showcase to study, promote & demonstrate all aspects of the bio-fuel business namely,
It is functioning since one month and has produced 400 literes of Bio Diesel so far. Test runs on vehicles have been carriedout.
For more information contact:
Dr. Sreepathi L K,
Coordinator, Bio fuel Demonstration and Information Center,
JNN College of Engineering,
Shimoga. (M) 944800064
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Objectives and activities of the Club
To conduct demo, lecture and competitions on renewable energy sources for school children
CD’s and books on environmental problems.