This Charter is a declaration of our mission, goals, values, efforts,
duties, standards, and our sincere commitment to guide and help our
licensees, liquor consumers and public at large.
standards of service for our clients and members of public who have an
actual or potential interest in the working of this department.
Sustainable excellence and transparency in formulation of policies
dovetailing it with courtesy, promptness and reliability in its day-to-day
discharge the primary responsibility of revenue collection for the
developmental activities in Delhi, the capital city.
To regulate the trade in liquor, intoxicants and narcotics in Delhi as
per the Law and to discharge the responsibility of making safe liquor
available to the consumers.
To increase awareness amongst the public to abstain from consuming
To collect entertainment tax and also ensure at the same time that Delhi
retains the image of being cultural city of the Nation and events
promoting Art, Culture or Literature are encouraged.
To ensure proper revenue collection from Luxury Tax without adversely
affecting the Tourism Industry.
liquor licensees (IMFL and country liquor warehouses) and retail liquor
licensees (Hotels/Clubs/Restauratns & Vends of Government
undertaking/ Private Vends.)
Wholesale/retail traders of medicinal and toiletry preparations like
hospitals, Nursing homes etc.
Organizers/societies/individuals involved in entertainment activities like
exhibition, live performance, amusement, games including Horse Race and
Cable T.V. network operators
Clubs, Inn, Guest Houses and Paying Guest accommodation or a building etc.
providing residential accommodation on rent of Rs. 500/- or more per room
OUR STATUTORY DUTIES
of license to wholesale/retail traders of liquor, intoxicants and narcotic
drugs and levy duty as per Punjab Excise Act,1914 extended to Delhi and
Grant of permission for entertainment activities like exhibition, live
performances, amusement like cinema, theatre, fun parks, ticketed sports
events (including horse race), Cable T.V. and charge Entertainment Tax or
grant exemption from E.T., wherever permissible under Delhi Entertainment
& Betting Tax Act, 1996.
Grant of registration to Hotels, Guest Houses etc. providing residential
accommodation and levy Luxury Tax under Delhi Tax on Luxuries Act,1996.
Courtesy to the clients is watchword of the department and is brought home
through attitudinal shift amongst employees, boosting their morale and
introducing element of self pride.
OUR EFFORTS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND PROVIDE PROMPT SERVICE TO OUR
Single Window Counter set up to receive the applications and deliver the
(ii) Issue of L-20 licences Licence across the counter by eliminating the
(iii) Issue of L-49A licensees from the reception counter of the Deptt. at
L-Block, Vikas Bhawan, as well as from the 314 L-2 IMFL Vends being own by
DTTDC, DSIDC, DSCSC & DCCWS.
(iv) Payment of licence fee/duty/taxes from 30 more branches of SBI in
addition to the counter at the Headquarters.
(v) The departments website has been made dynamic to ensure that the
information regarding details of licencees etc. is automatically updated.
(vi) Introduction of Holograms on all bottles of Imported Foreign Liquor
to ensure sale of only authorized liquor.
(vii) Installation of touch screen kiosk in Reception area;
(viii) Integration of the Luxury Tax collection into the computerized
system for collection of Tax through SBI.
(ix) Online receipt of purchase order from Hotel/Club/Restt./Corporation&
Private Vends and online generation of TPs in response to said orders.
(x) Online NOC for theatre groups is likely to start soon
(xi) Online cinema occupancy declaration is also likely to be launched
(xii) A new entertainment policy of the Government has been formulated
wherein relief to small theatre groups from Entertainment Tax has been
given and certain other measures taken for promotion of art, culture and
TIME SCHEDULE FOR VARIOUS ACTIVITIES
departments endeavor is to dispose of the applications received for any
purpose in a time bound manner. The following schedule has been finalized
for various activities subject to fulfillment of prescribed documentary/
statutory requirements by the applicant :-
Issue of L-1 Licence 6 Weeks
Issue of L-2/ L-10 Licence 6 Weeks
Issue of L-52/ L-53 Licence 6 Weeks
Renewal of L-2/ L-10/ L-52/ L-53 Licence 4 Weeks
Issue of L-49 Licence 2 Weeks
Renewal of L-49 Licence 2 Weeks
Issue of L-3/ L-5/ L-4/ L-20 Licence 6 Weeks
Renewal of L-3/ L-5/ L-4/ L-20 Licence 4 Weeks
Application for additional Godown (L-1/ L-9/ L-2/ L-10/ L-52/ L-53) 2
Application for shifting of Vend (L-2/ L-10/L-52/ L-53) 2 Weeks
Application for shifting of Godown (L-1/ L-9) 2 Weeks
Application for shifting of Bar 1 Week
Application for additional Hour 1 Week
Application for additional area 2 Weeks
Application for change of Attorney (IMFL/ CL) 1 Week
Revalidation of Permits Acceptance/ Rejection 2 days
Follow up action on accidental consignments 1 Week
Program within 1 Week
Tax Paid Program within 1 Week
Tax Exemption within 1 Month
Tax Exemption/ Preview of Films within 1 Month
Registration of New Hotel/Guest House 3 Weeks
Amendment in Registration Certificate 1 Week
The above schedule is applicable on those applications which are
complete in all regard and are submitted along with all the requisite
documents and prescribed fee, if any.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2001
The Government of Delhi had given right to the Citizens to
get the information under the Delhi Right to Information Act, 2001. The
information is given within 30 days and in case it is to be denied then
the applicant will get a rejection letter with cogent reasons for
rejecting his/her application. The duty of providing information or
passing a speaking order for rejecting a particular application has been
given to a designated Competent Authority in each Department. The Act also
provides a right to appeal to Public Grievances Commission against such
Any person seeking information under the Act can file an application in
Form-A to the Competent Authority in the Department.
A nominal fee of Rs. 25/- per application will be charged for supply of
information other than the information relating to Tender documents/ Bids/
Quotations/ Business Documents. However, for business documents, an
application fee of Rs. 500/- will be charged. In addition, a sum of Rs.
5/- per page will be charged for supply of copies of information.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005
The Government of India has promulgated The Right to
Information Act 2005 to give right to get information to citizen in order
to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public
authority. The Right to Information includes the inspection of work,
documents, records, taking extracts of copies of documents and records
hold by or under the control of any public authority.
It is obligatory to provide the information within 30 days of receipt of
the application and in case the request for seeking information is to be
rejected, the same has to be communicated to the applicant with reasons
The first Appellate Authority is the Commissioner (Excise, Entt. &
Luxury Taxes),i.e., Head of Deptt.
There is provision of filing second appeal before the Central
Information Commission also.
Application for seeking information information to be filled before the
Asstt. Public Information Officer/ Public Information Officer of the deptt.
Application fee of Rs. 10/- per application through cash or DD or
bankers Cheque or postal order.
For inspection of the record, no fee for the first hour and
a fee of Rs. 5/- for each 15 minutes (or fraction thereon) thereafter is
The application for seeking information under this Act can be submitted
at the Single Window Counter of the department located at the ground
Information Officers under RTI Act,2005
For Excise Deptt.
For Entt./Cable/Luxury Tax
Deputy Commissioner (Excise)/Collector Of Excise
Deputy Commissioner (Taxes)
TEL. : 2337 08 68, 2337 80 91
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Excise, Entertainment & Luxury Tax
Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi
L-Block, Vikas Bhawan, I.P. Estate, New Delhi 110 002
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