Civil work begins for Ankur Biochem Grain Based Ethanol Plant, Chakai, Bihar

Sakshi Agrawal Sep 01, 2022 0

Ankur Biochem Private Limited has proposed to build a green field project that will include a 20 MW cogeneration power plant and a 750 KLD grain-based distillery to produce ethanol for blending with petroleum. The project site is located at Jamui, Village Chakai, Bihar.

Grain will be used as the primary raw material. Rice husks or briquettes will be used as fuel for generating power. A power plant will also be put in place to supply the project with the necessary power.

The project site is located at 24.53275 (24° 31′ 57.9” N) latitude and 86.43613 (86° 26′ 10.068” E) longitude at Village Chakai, Jamui. The proposed project will be built on a land area of 69 acres with a built-up area of 10,68,856 sq. ft. The total cost for the project will be tantamount to INR 905 crores. As of August 22, 2022, the environmental clearance for the project has been obtained and civil work has begun.

Ankur Biochem Grain-Based Ethanol Plant – Key Project Highlights

Name of the ProjectAnkur Biochem Grain-Based Ethanol Plant, Chakai, Bihar
StatusUnder Construction
Latitude24.53275 (24° 31′ 57.9” N)
Longitude86.43613 (86° 26′ 10.068” E) 
LocationVillage Chakai, Jamui, Bihar
Sub-SegmentFood Processing, Co-Generation Power
Construction Start Date2022
Construction End Date2023
Land Area69 acres
Construction Area10,68,856 sq. ft. 
Construction CostINR 905 crores

Ankur Biochem Private Limited

The objective of Ankur Biochem Pvt Ltd., Ranchi (Jharkhand) is to set up a modern agro-based industrial project to help farmers in the region get maximum return for their produce. Taking into consideration the increasing demand for alcohol all over the world as well as in the country, Ankur Biochem Pvt Ltd.,  Ranchi (Jharkhand) has proposed to set up a grain-based distillery project to produce potable and industrial-grade alcohol using grains such as corn and rice as feedstock. 

Grass Roots Research & Creation India Private Limited

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