The state cabinet in a meeting on Tuesday gave nod for establishing ethanol plants at cooperative sugar mills of Kawardha, Pandaria, Balod and Ambikapur.
The plants will be set up under a public-private-partnership mode, an official sources said.
The official sources said the meeting also approved a new tourism policy for the state.
The Tourism Policy-2020, will promote investment in the tourism sector and promote tourism in the state by taking cooperation from the local people, they said.
The cabinet also approved the setting up of a private professional university.
It okayed the proposal for setting up of Shree Shankaracharya Professional University after approving the Chhattisgarh Private Universities (Establishment and Conduct) (Amendment) Bill-2020.
The cabinet also approved the setting up of a district planning committee for the newly carved district of Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi.
Regarding the ambitious Chana distribution scheme under the PDS, the state cabinet decided to procure gram under auction from the open market.
The distribution of Chana will be carried out between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
The cabinet also approved the Chhattisgarh Excise (Amendment) Bill-2020.