'Excise dept revenue up by over Rs 217 cr till Jul this year'

Post GST implementation, excise and taxation department claimed that it generated more revenue this year.

A press statement of the department claimed that in aggregate, it generated an amount of over Rs 678.55 crore revenue up to July 2018 as against over Rs 460.96 crore collected up to the corresponding period of the previous year which shows an increase of Rs 217 crore collection this year.   

The statement also said that various enforcement activities done up to July 2018 destroyed around 40770 Kg of Lahan and 1379 bottles of illicit liquor.

The excise commissioner TalatParvezRohella appreciated the efforts the department for the substantial increase in revenue realized this year. 

The Excise Commissioner enjoined upon the officers to work with more dedication for optimum revenue realization.