Excise deptt collects 678 cr revenue upto July

Commissioner convenes monthly review meet

Excise commissioner Talat Parvez Rohella on Saturday conducted monthly revenue review meeting at Excise and Taxation Complex, Rail Head, Jammu, wherein he was apprised of the revenue realized during the month of July 2018.

According to an official spokesperson, the meeting was informed that in aggregate an amount of Rs. 678.55 crore revenue has been realized by the department upto July 2018 as against Rs 460.96 crore collected upto the corresponding period of the previous year viz 2017-18 which shows an increase of Rs. 217.59 crore.

He was also apprised of the various enforcement activities done upto the month of July 2018 in which 40770 Kg of Lahan and 1379 bottles of illicit liquor were destroyed.

He appreciated the efforts of the department for the substantial increase in revenue realized upto this month. The Excise Commissioner enjoined upon the Excise Officers to work with more dedication for optimum revenue realization.

Earlier the excise commissioner visited Nagrota to review the construction work of the State Level Excise and Taxation Training Institute.

The said project is being built at the cost of around Rs 10.24 crores and has provision for state of art facilities for conducting residential training of ETOs, CTOs, Inspectors, Sub-Inspectors and Guards of Excise and Taxation department.