16 May, 2011
The Delhi government collected
Rs.2,027 crore from the sale of liquor in fiscal 2010-11, an
official said Sunday.
"There has been in increase of 23 percent in the revenue as
compared to 2009-2010. The government had collected Rs.1,644
crore as excise tax between April 2009 and March 2010," said a
revenue department officer.
At the beginning of the fiscal, the government had projected a
collection of Rs.1,680 but the collection went up by Rs.347
"This is a significant hike in the revenue and we have taken
many steps to remove the problems in collecting revenue,"
added the officer.