The Maharashtra executive has accumulated a earnings of round Rs 150 crore throughout the sale of liquor since Monday when such shops have been allowed to reopen in portions of the state, an respectable mentioned on Thursday.
The quantity was once accumulated in 4 days until Thursday night time, the senior respectable of the state excise division mentioned.
Liquor retail outlets have been close for nearly 40 days because of the lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak. However even because the lockdown was once prolonged until Might 17, standalone liquor retail outlets had been given permission to function as a part of the relaxations granted by way of the state executive.
“Income of round Rs 150 crore was once accumulated by way of the excise division until Thursday night time throughout the sale of liquor. There are 10,822 approved liquor retail outlets within the state, of which 3,261 have re-opened,” the respectable mentioned.
“The state had won over Rs 100 crore earnings via this until Wednesday night time, which higher additional by way of Rs 48.14 crore,” the respectable mentioned.
An estimated 13.82 lakh litres of bottled Indian-Made Overseas Liquor (IMFL), beer, wine and nation liquor have been offered on Thursday by myself, he mentioned.