Auctioning of licenses for retail sale of arrack begins in Puducherry

Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010 - 11:54

Puducherry: The Excise Department has
commenced granting of licenses online to sell arrack and toddy
in the Union Territory for the 2010-2011 excise year.

This was the tenth year in succession that the department
was adopting sale of licenses on line.

Puducherry and its outlying regions have 100 arrack and 96
toddy shops, Deputy Commissioner of Excise R Anbalagane said.

The department netted a revenue of Rs 73 crore during
2009-2010 from the sales, he said.


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First Published: Friday, June 18, 2010 - 11:54

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