The liquor shops in Delhi will be allowed to function from 10 AM to 10 PM instead of 10 AM to 9 PM.
Liquor shops, outside containment zones, to remain open on the lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays in the state, Government of Uttar Pradesh informed on Thursday.
The Delhi government has allowed the restro-bars, hotels and clubs in the city to sell their stock of beer expiring by July 31 to liquor shops, according to an official.
The Odisha government will allow over-the-counter sale of liquor from Wednesday after more than three months, and one needs to book a time-slot through an online system for buying alcoholic beverages from the outlets.
The Delhi government has allowed 37 liquor shops located in shopping malls to reopen and asked them to take adequate measures to ensure social distancing at their outlets.
The Delhi government on Thursday allowed the city's restro-bars, hotels, and clubs to sell their stock of beer expiring this month to liquor shops in a bid to minimise their financial losses, an official said.
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The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday kick-started the process to run liquor shops whose licences were "surrendered" by contractors amid a stand-off between the two sides on reopening the vends.
Liquor in Delhi is all set to become cheap as the Delhi government has decided to withdraw the 'special corona fee' levied at 70 per cent of the maximum retail price on all categories, with effect from June 10, 2020.
The cash-strapped Madhya Pradesh government, keen to reopen liquor shops and raise some quick money, will now have to either take over the liquor trade or refloat tenders for the business for private players.
Liquor sales were prohibited during the nationwide lockdown that came into force on March 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and had resumed on May 3 with restricted timings of 10 am to 7 pm.
Liquor shops in Uttar Pradesh will remain open from 10 am till 9 pm in the state. However, liquor shops located only outside containment zones or coronavirus hotspots will be allowed to open.
The Delhi Excise Department has allowed three liquor vends located at Terminal 3, Indira Gandhi International Airport, to open, officials said on Sunday.
Kerala reopened liquor shops starting Thursday onwards for the first time since the nation-wide lockdown was imposed. However, Kerala government has launched a mobile app 'BevQ' through which tipplers have to book liquor before collecting it from the respective outlets.
The Delhi government has directed state-run liquor shops in the national capital to ensure 100 per cent sale of alcohol through proper scanning
Licenses in form F.L-4-C will be granted for retail sale of foreign liquor in sealed bottles in malls. These vends will be in addition to the existing shops. The mall in which such vends can open, should have a minimum plinth area of 10,000 square
According to details, the Delhi government's excise department on Friday had allowed these liquor shops to reopen after they were found complying with the government order, but the shop owners have been asked to follow the odd-even rule.
Liquor shops in rural areas of Indore remained shut although, the state Govt allowed them to open from May 20.