Sub-shops will not open in the year 2020-21
Shops to be executed through e-tender-cum-auction process
In order to increase revenue in the proposed excise system for the year 2020-21, 2544 country liquor shops and 1061 foreign liquor shops will be executed with 25 percent increase in the annual value of the previous year. The execution of shops will be done through the e-tender cum auction process. Under the proposed system, sub-shops of domestic and foreign liquor will not be opened.
Two groups of shops will be set up in the four major districts of the state, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Jabalpur. These groups will include liquor shops of domestic and foreign in urban and rural areas. In the remaining 12 municipal corporation districts, a group of shops will be formed and execution will be done through e-tender cum auction process. In the remaining 36 districts, in the year 2019-20, the reserve price will be determined by increasing the annual price of single groups of prevailing liquor shops by 25 percent. These shops will be executed according to the system prevailing in the year 2019-20 i.e. through renewal / lottery / e-tender (Close bid and Auction).
Sub-shops of domestic and foreign liquor sub shops will not be opened in the state in the year 2020-21. With a view to increase the income of the grape production farmers of the state and to promote the cultivation of grapes, 15 new outlets will be opened at the tourist places to promote the wine being made from grapes. The annual fees of these outlets will be only Rs. 10,000.
The supply of foreign liquor will be done online. In order to keep effective control over the liquor business, an effort will be made to monitor the bottle in addition to the bar code installed in each bottle. The excise policy for the year 2020-21 also includes procedural simplifications.