Haryana Excise revenue up 26%: Dushyant


Chandigarh: The deputy CM said that in the current excise year, despite a reduction of 100 liquor vends, the excise department collected 26% more revenue till now as compared to last year, which is a record in itself.

He said that last year 2,500 liquor vends were auctioned in 1,250 zones and a revenue of Rs. 5,047 crore as licence fees was received from them.

This year, 100 liquor vends were reduced and the auction of some liquor vends was yet to be completed, yet Rs 6,362 crore licence fees was collected as revenue till date, which is 26% more than last year.

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