The Delhi government on Thursday ordered closure of departmental stores selling wine and beer from Friday, November 20.
As per the rules, no liquor shop is supposed to be set up within 100 metres of an educational institution, hospital, residential area or a place of worship.
It is learnt that the Chief Minister made it clear that there would be no change in decision to have the liquor shops run by the government.
The State’s new excise policy for liquor shops will come into effect from Friday.
Liquor cartels and syndicates in Hyderabad are working towards maintaining their hegemony in the organised liquor retail market.
The fee collected this year is double the amount of `400 crore collected in 2017
As per new excise policy, govt has increased non-refundable fee from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh
Ahead of the announcement of the new excise policy, Excise Minister V Srinivas Goud said that there would be no increase in the number of liquor shops in the state.
From October 1, 2019, all (these 56) wine shops will be run by the APSBCL,” G Nageswara Rao, Excise Superintendent, Ongole Circle told TNIE on Tuesday.
The new Tamil Nadu CM announced the string of welfare schemes which were part of AIADMK's poll promise.
The present closure of 500 IMFL outlets was among the first five orders Palanisamy signed as Chief Minister.