In a notable development, the bio- compressed natural gas (CNG) plant located in Shahanshahpur area of Varanasi has finally started production for commercial consumption after its inauguration in October 2021. Varanasi bioconversion project and Adani Foundation will soon also produce liquid and solid bio-fertilisers by purchasing cow dung from farmers of nearby areas. The project is being established with a fund of Rs. 230 million. Around 900 quintal of compressed cow dung will be used to operate the plant per day. This plant is also expected to increase the income of farmers.