Delhi Liquor Policy: The sale of liquor in Delhi will be from 10 am to 10 pm.
New Delhi: Delhi Liquor Policy: With the implementation of the new excise policy in Delhi from Wednesday, private liquor shops with walk-in facilities opened and now liquor will be served in bottles in restaurants. Under the new excise policy of Delhi, liquor shops will be opened in 32 zones of the metropolis. There will be 27 liquor shops in one zone.
Luxury liquor shops will open
Under the new policy, luxurious liquor shops with walk-in facility spread over an area of at least 500 square feet will be opened in every nook and corner of the city. These shops will be big and air conditioned. People engaged in the liquor business have expressed apprehension of liquor shortage and possible chaos on the first day of the new liquor system. However, officials of the Excise Department said that elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure that people do not face any problem.
Distribute licenses to all applicants in 32 zones
“We have given licenses to around 350 shops and over 200 brands have been registered with 10 wholesale licensees. The wholesale licensees have so far procured nine lakh liters of liquor of various brands.” He said that licenses have been distributed to all applicants in 32 zones, but on the first day of the new excise policy, around 300-350 shops will start operating. is likely to. Under the new excise policy, the sale of liquor in bottles has also been allowed in restaurants. At the same time, the sale of liquor will be from 10 am to 10 pm.
Prices may increase?
According to media reports, under the new excise policy, retailers of Delhi are no longer obliged to sell liquor at the MRP mandated by the government. They are free to decide the selling price. It was told by the Excise Department that the wholesale price of all types of liquor is expected to increase by 8-9 percent. Liquor prices may start with slightly higher rates in the initial days. Before the opening of new shops, the Excise Department has reduced the prices of made in India and foreign beer. Under the new excise policy, it may also happen that the prices of liquor and beer in Delhi may be lower as compared to other neighboring states.