Liquor sale on the home terminals of the Delhi airport is prone to resume quickly as metropolis authorities has been supplied just a few outlets to open alcohol vends there, officers mentioned on Tuesday.
The airport authorities have supplied the outlets to the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC) to open liquor vends, a senior officer of town authorities mentioned.
“We have been offered three-four shops to open vends at the domestic terminals of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. A couple of those shops are suitable for large-sized premium vends with a floor area of more than 1,000 square feet,” the officer mentioned.
Liquor sale on the home terminals of the airport stopped after August 31 because the excise coverage of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities for 2021-22 was withdrawn.
There have been six liquor shops on the home terminals of the airport, which have been run by a non-public participant underneath the earlier excise coverage.
According to the coverage, 10 liquor vends have been to be opened on the home terminals.
The Excise Policy 2021-22 was withdrawn by the Arvind Kejriwal authorities in July after Lieutenant Governor V Ok Saxena really helpful a CBI probe into alleged violation of guidelines and procedural lapses in its implementation.
The DTTDC had unsuccessfully tried to hire out the outlets employed by the non-public participant to run the liquor vends that have been closed after August 31.
The excise division had issued licences to 4 undertakings of the Delhi authorities — DTTDC, DSIIDC, DSCSC and DCCWS — to run liquor vends within the metropolis underneath the outdated excise regime.
The DSCSC has opened a premium liquor vend in a Mayur Vihar mall. The remaining premium outlets will quickly be opened by the opposite firms, officers mentioned.
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