The Excise Department has opened round-the-clock control rooms at district and taluk headquarters to deal with manufacture and sale of illicit liquor during Onam season.

Stringent measures are also initiated to survey licensed bars, toddy shops, and outlets selling Ayurvedic medicines to prevent the sale of illicit liquor, said a department release.

Excise officials have been posted in border areas and the special drive would be carried out in all places till September 19.

The release said the identity of persons sharing information about manufacture and sale of illicit liquor would be kept confidential.

The phone numbers of control rooms are as follows: District control room- 0471 2473149; Excise Special Squad, Thiruvananthapuram- 0471 2312418; Taluk control room, Excise Circle Office, Thiruvananthapuram-0471 2348447; Excise Circle Office, Neyyattinkara- 0471 2222380; Excise Circle Office, Nedumangad- 0472 2802227; Excise Circle Office, Attingal- 0470 2622386; Excise Check-Post, Amaravila- 0471 2221776; Assistant Excise Commissioner, Thiruvananthapuram- 0471 2312418/9496002861; Excise Circle Inspector Thiruvananthapuram- 9400069403; Excise Inspector, Thiruvananthapuram- 9400069413; Excise Inspector Kazhakuttom- 9400069414; Excise Circle Inspector, Neyyattinkara-9400069409; Excise Inspector Neyyattinkara- 9400069415; Excise Inspector Amaravila- 9400069416; Excise Inspector, Thirupuram- 9400069417; Excise Inspector Kattakada- 9400069418; Excise Circle Inspector, Attingal- 9400069407; Excise Inspector Chiryankizh-9400069423; Excise Inspector Varkala- 9400069424; Excise Inspector Kilimanoor- 9400069422; Excise Circle Inspector Nedumangad- 9400069420; Excise Inspector Vamanapuram- 9400069421; Excise Inspector Aryanad- 9400069419; Excise Circle Inspector, Check-post, Amaravila- 9400069411.

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