The Excise department is third largest tax revenue earning department of state government. It deals with the administration of the laws and rules relating to manufacture, possession, sale, import, export and transport of Liquor, intoxicating drugs and collection of revenue from each of these sources. The department is not only involved in collection of revenue but it works to prevent illegal trade, trafficking and production of illicit Liquor.
The Excise department is headed by the Excise Commissioner with its Head Quarter situated at Udaipur with jurisdiction in whole state. For effective control over field level functionaries, the state is divided in seven zones – Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Kota and Bharatpur each headed by Additional Commissioner.
|1.||Area of the State of Rajasthan||3.42 Lakh Sq. Km.|
|2.||Population of the State (as per 2011 census)||6.86 Crores|
|3.||Population Density of the State (as per 2011 census)||200 Persons Per Sq. Km.|
|4.||No. of Revenue Districts||33|
|5.||No. of Excise Districts||34|
|6.||Total Revenue Earned by Excise Dept. in Year 2013-14||Rs. 4981.91 Crores|
|7.||Per Capita Revenue Earned from Excise in Year 2013-14||Rs. 726.22/- (as per 2011 census)|
|8.||Annual Lifting of Country Liquor (2013-14)||1643.41 Lakh Bulk Litres|
|9.||Annual Lifting of IMFL (2013-14)||947.98 Lakh Bulk Litres|
|10.||Annual Lifting of Beer (2013-14)||1608.66 Lakh Bulk Litres|
|11.||Per Capita Annual Consumption of Country Liquor (2013-14)||2.40 Bulk Litres (as per 2011 census)|
|12.||Per Capita Annual Consumption of IMFL (2013-14)||1.38 Bulk Litres (as per 2011 census)|
|13.||Per Capita Annual Consumption of Beer (2013-14)||2.34 Bulk Litres (as per 2011 census)|
|14.||No. of Country Liquor Groups||5719 *|
No. of Country Liquor Shops
No. of Country Liquor Shops per Lakh Persons
|9.71 (as per 2011 census)|
No. of IMFL/Beer Shops in urban areas
No. of Composite Shops in rural areas
No. of IMFL/Beer Shops (incl. composite shops) per Lakh persons
|9.17 (as per 2011 census)|
No. of Retail-on (Hotel etc.) Bar Licenses
|659 ( 630+29 )|
|5 (Republic Day, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Mahaveer Jayanti, Martyrs’ Day)|
Possession limit of Country Liquor
|3 Bulk Litres|
Possession limit of IMFL
|6 Bulk Litres|
Possession limit of Beer and fermented Liquor
|9 Bulk Litres|
|*Excluding Banswara & Dungarpur districts (28+30)|
Dry day means the day on which sale of Liquor is prohibited in the whole state , however consumption of Liquor is not prohibited. The following are the dry days declared by State Govt.
Dry Days List
Rajasthan State Ganganagar Sugar Mills Ltd. is one of the oldest State Undertaking in the State of Rajasthan. RSGSML started production of Royal Heritage Liqueur in 2006 based on old recipes of erstwhile princely states. The production of Royal Heritage Liqueurs is carried out at Royal Liqueur Distillery , Jhotwara (Jaipur), a unit of Rajasthan Ganganager Sugar Mills Ltd .
The Company has launched eight brands of Royal Heritage Liqueurs i.e. Royal Kesar Kasturi, Royal Jagmohan, Royal Chandr Hass, Mawalin, Royal Ellaichi, Royal Rose, Royal Apple Orange and Royal Saunf.