Excise department issues orders to immediately stop sale of such stock, warns violators
The staff had demanded early closure of the liquor shops so that they could return home at least by 10 pm.
Each TASMAC outlet will issue 500 coupons per day and hence, only 500 customers can make purchases from a shop.
The Delhi government has extended timings for opening of liquor shops in the national capital by one hour.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, liquor shops outside Greater Hyderabad could remain open from 9 am to 10 pm while those within the city were permitted to stay open from 10 am until 11 pm.
The State government on Saturday issued a memo, permitting the AP State Beverages Corporation Limited (APSBCL) to keep the liquor shops open till 9 pm.
It was reported that the Jammu and Kashmir administration planned to open new liquor shops in the Union territory.
Demand in states such as New Delhi, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has tumbled, with brewers bearing a major brunt.
he decision was made after the State government followed the Central government’s new rules on the functioning of shops, businesses and establishments.
The government also extended timing for the opening of liquor shops by one-and-a-half hours.
The Special Excise duty is variable for these brands and is set for a period of three months from the start of sale.
Recently, the government ordered reopening of 66 private liquor stores that sell foreign and Indian-made foreign liquor in the capital.
Odisha Government’s decision not to open liquor shops appears to have driven some people in the business very desperate.
Initially, the Cabinet proposed to levy 50 per cent corona tax, to earn more revenue, since excise is the major source of revenue for the UT after commercial tax.
The decision was taken during a second cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday.