The Uttar Pradesh authorities is targetting to mop up about Rs 41,000 crore in excise revenue within the subsequent 2022-23 monetary yr.
Compared to the target of Rs 34,500 crore for the present fiscal yr 2021-22, the target for the approaching yr is nearly 19 % larger.
The new excise coverage introduced on Saturday is aimed toward augmenting the monetary sources of the state by regulating and controlling the manufacture, transport, import, export, sale, and possession of high quality liquor.
Besides, the brand new coverage goals at offering liquor at affordable costs, attracting funding, and reworking UP right into a self-sustainable producing state.
According to UP Additional Chief Secretary, Excise, Sanjay Bhoosreddy, the coverage additionally had the target of accelerating the earnings of farmers by defending crops from being destroyed and creating employment alternatives.
“Further, we aim at keeping the consumption of liquor in safe limits and eradicate the monopoly of liquor mafias by ushering in transparency and fairness in the allotment of shops,” he added.
Ease of doing enterprise and good governance can be inspired and the switch of funds can be made via a digital medium, he knowledgeable.
In the brand new coverage, the state has elevated the license price of international liquor, beer, ‘bhang’, and mannequin outlets by 7.5 %.
The license price and safety of FL-1 and FL-1A licenses of distilleries have been elevated, whereas the processing price, renewal price, license price, and safety have additionally been hiked.
Similarly, the registration price, renewal price of Master Warehouse has been elevated, whereas the license price of the bar has been stored unchanged.
Meanwhile, a rest of Rs 50,000 for the primary yr within the mixed license charges of bar and microbrewery shall be given in case these are utilized for collectively. The license price of Premium Retail Vends has been fastened at Rs 20 lakh per yr.
To educate residents concerning accountable consuming, a particular drive shall be performed with a funds of Rs one crore allotted for such actions.