On March 30, the cabinet had approved four major amendments in the excise policy related to the rules for wholesale and retail sale of liquor. With this change, the state government aims to get an annual revenue of three thousand crore rupees from the sale of liquor. It is currently Rs 1,800 crore.
The official said, “During the first four days after the introduction of the new policy, the state has received Rs 7.05 crore as excise tax and Rs 12.02 crore as excise transport tax. The total revenue to the government is 19.07 crore. crore has been received.”
Under the new policy of ‘Jharkhand Excise Rules, 2022’ and ‘Jharkhand Liquor Storage and Wholesale Sale Rules, 2022’ in the state, the sale of liquor has been started from May 1.