Marrying ethanol with petrol the need of the hour

In an interview with Ambrosia, V.N. Raina, Director General, AIDA, stresses on the need to blend 10% of ethanol with Petrol to save valuable foreign exchange for the country. What is the current situation of ethanol production in India? The production of ethanol for mixing with petrol was introduced in the country during the year […]

Cheers for Ethanol

  With oil prices on the uptake the need to blend ethanol at a faster pace is the need of the hour. A boon for sugar mills considering that India imports 20% of its oil requirements.     Coming to the aid of cash-starved sugar mills, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has decided to […]

High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode

Authors Dr. Yang Song, Dr. Rui Peng, Dale K. Hensley, Dr. Peter V. Bonnesen, Dr. Liangbo Liang, Dr. Zili Wu, Dr. Harry M. Meyer III, Dr. Miaofang Chi, Dr. Cheng Ma, Dr. Bobby G. Sumpter, Dr. Adam J. Rondinone First published: 28 September 2016Full publication history   Abstract   Though carbon dioxide is a waste […]

AIDA holds Seminar on Bio-ethanol and Effluent Treatment for ZLD

The All-India Distillers’ Association (AIDA) recently held a 2 day Technical Seminar in Hyderabad with the National Sugar Institute (NSI) , Kanpur, as co-organiser, for brainstorming sessions on the production of Ethanol / Bio fuels from current and new feed stocks, improving fermentation and distillation efficiencies, quality control of alcohol and liquor and Effluent Treatment […]

Ethanol, Fruit Ripening, and the Historical Origins of Human Alcoholism in Primate Frugivory

ROBERT DUDLEY Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, P.O. Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama SYNOPSIS Ethanol is a naturally occurring substance resulting from the fermentation by yeast of fruit sugars. The association between yeasts and angiosperms dates to the Cretaceous, and dietary exposure of […]

Alcohol-Induced Blackout

  Abstract For a long time, alcohol was thought to exert a general depressant effect on the central nervous system (CNS). However, currently the consensus is that specific regions of the brain are selectively vulnerable to the acute effects of alcohol. An alcohol-induced blackout is the classic example; the subject is temporarily unable to form […]

Alcohol and the heart

      Large observational studies have found beneficial cardiovascular effects with moderate alcohol consumption. The effect of alcohol con­sumption on the cardiovascular system has been the source of much debate over the past few years. Heavy alcohol consumption is associated with detrimental effects on many of the body’s systems, as well as with an […]

Oasis group -The spirit of success

The Oasis Group has leveraged its experience in the alcobev busines to grow its IMFL business. The Oasis Group of Companies started with a humble beginning by estabtishing its first distilleryry unit near Indore in the year 2001 and. since then, The Group has had a remarkable growth and. has emerged as one of the […]