By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 29th March:- Draw of lots for 351 liquor vends for district SAS Nagar for the year 2017-18 conducted peacefully ensuring complete transparency at Paradise Green Palace (Landran- Kharar Road). Video-Graphy of the complete process was also carried out.
The complete process for draw of lots of liquor vends was completed under the close supervision of SDM Dera Bassi Ms. Ruhi Dugg IAS and DETC Excise & Taxation Department A.K.Dubey. Before initiation of process, the doubts of licence holders were cleared by Assistant Excise & Taxation Commissioner SAS Nagar Smt. Sinjni Tiwari and the complete process was explained in detail by Excise & Taxation Officer Randeep Singh Gill.
Sinji Tiwari said that 216 Desi Alcohols vends and 135 English liquor vends allotted for the year 2017-18 in district SAS Nagar through draw of lots. She said that for this year there are 16 liquor vends less as compared to no. of liquor vends during last year and for the district stock of 2558618 proof litre Desi liquor, 1934345 proof litre English liquor & 1855073 bulk litre beer has been allotted. She said that the allotment of liquor vends for this year includes revenue of Rs. 136.07 crore, whereas this was Rs. 114.36 crore last year.
She said that allotment of retail sale liquor vends for revenue of Rs. 72.20 crore was done for Excise circle Kharar and allotment of vends for revenue of Rs. 37.65 crore for Excise circle Dera Bassi and for Excise Circle Kurali allotment of liquor vends for revenue of Rs. 26.2 crore was done. She said that 2349 applications were received for allotment of these liquor vends which has provided a revenue collection of Rs. 17.61 crore to the Govt. and the allotment fee of 2.72 crore was also received on the spot from the wining applicants/licence holders.