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Bioenergy Workshop- National Workshop on Promoting Green Heat/ Steam in MSMEs

Under the guidance of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), GIZ, with the support of the Indian Biogas Association (IBA), are jointly organizing a pioneering workshop focused on modern bioenergy solutions and promotion of Green Heat/ Steam in MSMEs, including the National Bioenergy Program, to result in Biomass and Biogas/CBG as a sustainable energy solution. With the possibility of increasing energy demand, which can be sustainably catered by renewable energy sources, biomass and biogas/CBG have emerged as viable and eco-friendly options.

The workshop aims to bring together experts, researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders to deliberate on the potential, advancements, and challenges in the bioenergy sector. This initiative aligns with the Indian government’s commitment to promoteing green energy and achieving its renewable energy targets.



Key highlights

  •  Enhanced understanding of Biogas/CBG and green heat potential and its role in sustainable energy.
  •  Policy recommendations for promoting bioenergy adoption – existing and desired.
  • Networking opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
  • Dissemination of best practices and technical know-how.
  • Discussion on Bio-mitra portal.

Important Details

Date 22nd and 23rd December 2023

Venue: Grand Mercure Surya Palace Vadodara, Opp. Parsi Agiari, Sayajigunj, Vadodara, Gujarat

Time: 9:00 AM  (IST, GMT+0530 Hrs)

Registration feeFREE

Organized by: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), GIZ and Indian Biogas Association (IBA)

Day 1: Conference

Timings  Topic  Proposed speakers/presenters 
9:00 am to 9:30 am  Registration, Tea/Coffee and Networking    
9:30 am to 9:45 am  Welcome remarks and Introduction 

Grant Thornton 



9:45 am to 10.00 am  Key Note Speech: Bioenergy in India  Dr Sangeeta Kasture, Scientist-G, MNRE 
10:00 am to 11:00 am  Session 1: Introduction to Green Heat/Steam: Biomass Availability Assessment & Review of policies and schemes 

Dr Gaurav Mishra,  

Scientist-F, MNRE 

Vineet Bhatia,  

Execution Director, Grant Thornton  

Mr. Renganathan 

Biotherm Industries 

Col. Rohit Dev 

11:00 am to 12:00 am  Session 2: Value Proposition of Biomass for Steam Generation – Potential MSME clusters & Success stories  

Yogesh Dangle 

Director, Enneff Solutions 

Aashish Maheshwari 

Director, Evonik 

Purnanand V Bhale 

Associate Professor, NIT Surat 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm  Session 3: Panel Discussion/ Round table Discussion with MSME cluster – Technical and Financial Requirements for using biomass, policy recommendations etc. 

Deepak Gadhia 

Trustee, Muni Seva Asharam 

Vatva Industry Associations 

South Gujarat Textile Processors Association (SGTPA) 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm  Lunch Break    
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm  Importance of policies like National Bioenergy Programme for successful on-ground implementation of Bioenergy 

Dr Gaurav Mishra,  

Scientist-F, MNRE 

Dr. Anil Kumar 

Director, SPRERI 


3:00 pm to 3:45 pm  Success Stories of Biogas Plants 

Bhimashankar Shetkar 

COO, NDDB Mrida 

Viral Patel 

General Manager, MSA Bioenergy 

BR Singh 

CEO, Atmos Power 

Srinivas Kasulla 

CEO, Arka BRENStech 

3:45 pm to 4:30 pm  Household biogas/fertilizer plants: Challenges & Opportunities* 

Atul Mittal 

Director Commercial, 

Aditya Vardan 

TechnicalManager India,Homebiogas 

Sanjay Patel 

CEO, SP Ecofuels 

4:30 pm to 5:15 pm  Capacity building in Bio-Energy Sector 

Dr. Vanita Prasad 

Founder & Director,REVYEnvironmental Solutions  

Deepak Gadhia 


Muni Seva Asharam 

Gaurav Kedia (Moderator) 


Indian Biogas Association 

   Vote of Thanks 

Dr Gaurav Mishra,  

Scientist-F, MNRE 

Day 2: Site Visit


Green Steam Plant: Muni Seva Ashram

To complete your registration, please click on the ‘Register Now!’ button below. Upon successful registration, you’ll receive an the joining details via mail from IBA team.

For any further clarification, you can reach out to the following personnel:

Ms. Jyoti Malik at  +91 8882571481 or at

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