According to the New Excise Policy, after the allocation of licenses in all 32 zones of Delhi, the government had extended the license of private liquor shops till September 30, it will not be issued any further. Know in detail.
New Delhi: Liquor Shops Latest News : There is important news for those who hit the jam. Now hitting the jam can be difficult. Actually, all private liquor shops in the national capital Delhi will be closed next month and only government stores will be opened. That is, now buying liquor in Delhi will not be easy. Let us know in detail.
Liquor shops will be closed
At present, there are more than 720 liquor shops in Delhi, of which 260 are private shops. According to the new excise policy, after the allocation of licenses in all 32 zones, the government had extended the license of private liquor shops till September 30, it will not be issued any further. Because of this, all 260 private shops will be closed from October 1.
Delhi government made rules
According to Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, under the new excise policy, Delhi has been divided into 32 zones, out of which the process of allotment of licenses has been completed in 20 zones and the financial bids of the remaining 12 zones will be issued soon. . New shops will be opened in Delhi from November 17 under the New Excise Policy, till then liquor will be sold only at government shops.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that a lot will be changed in this entire system with the new excise policy. Along with this, let us tell you that it will be necessary for any liquor shop to have a shop of at least 500 square feet.
Huge reduction in government revenue
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that due to the Corona epidemic, there has been a huge reduction in the revenue receipt of Delhi. In the year 2020-21, Delhi received 41 percent less revenue than the estimated, while in 2021-22 also, it has got 23 percent less revenue than the estimated revenue so far. Also, due to the central government stopping giving GST compensation, the revenue of the Delhi government will decrease by Rs 8000 crore from next year. He said that at present there has been a reduction of 23 percent in the GST collection of the Delhi government, 25 percent in the VAT collection, 30 percent in the excise collection, 16 percent in the stamp collection and 19 percent in the motor vehicle tax collection.
Know the plan of Delhi Government
It is worth noting that Delhi gets only Rs 325 crore in central taxes, while the participation of Delhi government in central taxes is Rs 1 lakh 40 thousand crore. Till now the license fee of liquor shop used to be Rs 8-10 lakh and excise duty was 300 percent. With the new excise policy, the Delhi government will get revenue of about Rs 3500 crore every year from November 2021 onwards and the government will get a total revenue of about Rs 10000 crore from excise.