back to top
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
34 C

No more BevQ app, buy liquor in Kerala directly from outlets starting Thursday



By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a gap of 51 days, liquor outlets in the state will be open from Thursday. The government has done away with BevQ app launched last year for virtual queue system. Consumers can buy liquor directly from the outlets and bars adhering to Covid protocol.

Liquor sale is permitted only in local bodies under category A (TPR below 8%) and B (TPR 8%-20%). Outlets will remain closed during weekends. Bars are not allowed to serve liquor or food inside their facilities. Police officers will be deployed at the outlets to enforce protocol. The excise minister’s office said the old system of selling liquor through outlets is feasible than app-based sale.

The above news was originally posted on

Aabkari Times Editorial Team
Aabkari Times is a monthly news magazine on Liquor, Excise and Alcohol allied industry; being published since 2009 by the expertise of retired excise dept. associates and alco-bev industry professionals as our editorial team. Our magazine contains different new alco-bev strategic and new brand launch articles as well as news on recent govt. policies, trends on alcohol industry and other important data relevant to the distilleries and industry at the mass.

Subscribe to our magazine

━ more like this

India Adds 100 Million Spirits Cases in Three Years From 228 to 412 Million Cases

India's growing middle class and love for whiskey have pushed interest in spirits to an all-time high. The domestic spirits market has seen impressive...

Liquor sales get 15% more profits to Karnataka govt

Bengaluru: Excise duty is a major contributor to the economic system of our state. Alcoholics have contributed huge revenue to the state coffers this...

TN: Beer flying off shelves in May, sales up by 26.55 per cent

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has seen a significant rise in beer sales (26.55%) this May compared to the same period last year. Tasmac, the state’s liquor...

Oil Marketing Companies Seek Bids for Ethanol Supply in ESY 2023-24

In ESY 2023-24, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) are seeking bids for the supply of approximately 66 crore litres of Denatured Anhydrous Ethanol. Bidders are...

Haryana’s New Excise Policy to Raise Liquor Prices, Introduce Tracking System

The Haryana government has given the green light to a comprehensive excise policy for the fiscal year 2024-25, slated to take effect from June...