For house supply of the liquor in Odisha, the state authorities has launched 50 per cent extra ‘Covid price’. Regular timing for house supply could be between 7 am and 6 pm.
Regular timing for house supply of liquor in Odisha could be between 7 am and 6 pm. (Rep photograph: PTI)
The Odisha authorities on Saturday allowed house supply of liquor from Could 24 (Sunday) and launched a 50 per cent particular ‘Covid price’ on all varieties of overseas liquor and beer. With the added 50 per cent ‘Covid price’, the liquor merchandise and alcoholic drinks could be offered at the next value.
The extra price might be relevant to MRPs of 2019-20 fiscal. Regular timing for house supply could be between 7 am and 6 pm.
Following the modification of the related provisions beneath the Odisha Excise Guidelines, 2017, the present ON and OFF store licensees located in areas aside from containment zones and procuring malls might be allowed to make house supply from Sunday.
Nevertheless, no excise licensee might be allowed to promote liquor throughout the counter or on their premise.
A call on this regard was taken by the Excise Division of Odisha. Nevertheless, no counter sale of liquor might be allowed, Excise Commissioner Anjan Kumar Manik stated.
The extra income generated from liquor gross sales would go in direction of the remedy of coronavirus constructive sufferers and different associated actions, Manik added.
The house supply might be executed by way of retailers and meals aggregators, commonplace expertise platforms, supply service suppliers, who’re performing as retail aggregators.