Now, get your liquor permits at local wine shops
In the case of beer, 298 lakh litre was sold this year against 255 lakh litres last year.
Wine sale went up to 450 lakh litres this year from 394 lakh litre.
1. Special flying squads to keep an eye on parties to mark Christmas and New Year. Stringent action likely against rule violators
2. Clubs and hotels hosting parties need to take permission from various quarters like the collectorate, the state excise department, the local electricity department and the health department
3. An application fee of Rs 50 and a licence fee of Rs 8,000 will have to be paid to the excise department for parties where liquor is served
THE EXCISE BOOK
2,290 Cases of violations till Nov 2012
2,260 Cases of violations in 2011
1,122 Persons booked this year
Rs 2.67crore Worth of liquor seized this year
16per cent Rise in consumption of beer in ‘12
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