AP Government to extend present excise policy for another two or three months
The state government is likely to extend present excise police two or three months and expected to issue orders to this effect soon, it is learnt.
Guntur : The state government is likely to extend present excise police two or three months and expected to issue orders to this effect soon, it is learnt.The government proposed to introduce the new excise policy from July this year.Meanwhile,the government is planning to reduce 20% of the wine shops in the state to implement the ban on sale of liquor in a phased manner.
Till the preparation of the new excise policy, the excise officials will tour in various states and study the excise policies and submit the proposals to the government. Based on proposals, the government will finalize the new excise policy which will take some more time.
Till the finalize of new excise policy, the government will continue present policy and directed the close all the belt shops in the state.
At present 4400 wine shops and 800 bars in the state. Over 50,000 belt shops in the state. The government has taken steps to close the belt shops in the state.