UP’s Excise Policy 2021-22

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved the Excise Policy 2021-22, which is expected to boost revenue by Rs.6,000 crore during the fiscal. It was approved hours after few individuals either died or were hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor in Bulandshahr district in UP. The policy permits renewal of country liquor, foreign liquor, beer, bhang retail shops and model shops for 2021-22. It also exempts excise duty on wine manufactured using locally produced fruits.