Liquor prices to increase in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is planning excise hike in liquor by 20-30 rupees per litre.

This is to meet the excise target of 15,343 crore for the year 2018-19.

The collection till September is 6,771 crore.

The duty was last increased in 2013.

There is a 23% increase in consumption of Indian Made foreign Liquor since 2017.