Fortum, Haryana University to make textile fibre from paddy straw

Date & Time: 2019-09-09 04:51:41

Finnish firm Fortum India signed an agreement with Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar to make textile fiber from paddy straw that is otherwise burnt by the farmers causing pollution in northern states. The memorandum of understanding aims to protect the environment and to provide simple and economical options for the farmers to manage paddy straw, an official statement said.