A.P. will be made free from ID liquor, says Excise Minister

Published - April 18, 2022 09:22 pm IST - VIJAYAWADA

K. Narayana Swamy taking charge as Excise Minister at the Secretariat on Monday.

K. Narayana Swamy taking charge as Excise Minister at the Secretariat on Monday. | Photo Credit: V. RAJU

Deputy Chief Minister K. Narayana Swamy took charge as the Excise Minister at the Secretariat at Velagapudi near here on Monday. He signed a file relating to sanction of medical remibursement for two employees who died of ill health.

“Andhra Pradesh will be made free from illicitly distilled (ID) liquor,” said Mr. Narayana Swamy after assuming the office.

He said the ID liquor trade was spreading like cancer and excise officials, Collectors and SPs have been trying their best to check the menace. 

Special CS (Excise) Rajat Bhargav,  Andhra Pradesh State Beverages Corporation Limited MD D. Vasudeva Reddy  and others were present on the occasion.

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