Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation” (SATAT) is an initiative by the government of India with the objective of setting up Compressed Biogas production plants, and make it available for market use for automotives by inviting expression of interest through potential investors
The Scheme was launched in October 2018 by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in collaboration with several oil related public sector units like Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation.
Overview of SATAT Scheme
|Also known as||Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation|
|Launched by||Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas|
|Launch year||October 2018|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
|Objective||efficient solution for treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste management and help in tackling problem urban air pollution due to farm stubble-burning.|
Objective and benefit of SATAT Scheme
•Making use of more than 62 million metric tonnes of waste generated every year.
•Reducing dependence on imported fuel
Creation of more jobs in the alternative fuels industry.
•Reduction of carbon emissions and pollutants from burning of agriculture/organic waste.