Excise dept launches liquor price app, CCTVs in Nizamabad

Liquor Price Android Mobie App interface.

Hyderabad: To facilitate people lodge complaints pertaining to late night sale of liquor, permit room violation and other issues, the Prohibition and Excise Department on Saturday launched Liquor Price app, MRP charts and complaint mechanism. Complaints can be lodged through Liquor Price mobile app, WhatsApp number 7989111222 and toll free number 1800-4252523.

People can lodge complaints on untidy premises, dilution, old stock sale etc along with the name of the outlet or serial number in the complaint.

Each complaint will be given a unique number and the same is sent to the State Task Force in the city to initiate action accordingly. In addition to these, the liquor price app gives the MRPs of 880 liqour brands sold in the State. It will disclose rates of different liquor types, price range wise and size wise as well.

The standarised MRP charts that were released will have details of 25 major selling liquor brands and five beer brands. More importantly, as per the 2017-19 licensing policy, all liquor shops and establishments should install two surveillance cameras with recording facility.