Odisha Govt hiked prices of Liquor in the state

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday hiked the liquor prices from Rs 5 to Rs 15 per bottle as per its new liquor policy adopted on April 1. An increase of Rs 10 would be applicable on the Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), imported liquor would cost Rs 15 more per bottle. While Rs 5 extra would be charged on a beer bottle from outside the State, there would be no hike on beer brewed in Odisha. The Excise Department has set a target to collect Rs 3,600 revenue in the current financial year.