Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) is going to be expensive in Arunachal Pradesh. In fact, the cabinet in the state has decided that the excise duty should be increased by 15 percent in the current rate. All types of liquor will come under this. The increased rate will have to be paid for liquor before export or at the time of pickup from the manufacturer. The cabinet headed by Chief Minister Prema Khandu took this decision on Wednesday, the information of which was released from the Chief Minister’s Office.
The following things were also mentioned in the cabinet briefing
-The rates of excise duty for military or paramilitary units shall be 50 per cent of the rates of excise duty to be paid before import or removal from the manufacturer.
-The cabinet also reviewed the ongoing activities regarding the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border issue and talked about resolving the problem at the earliest.
-The cabinet has taken over the DBT-APCS&T Center of Excellence for Bioresource and Sustainable Development (DBT-APCS&T Center of Excellence for BRSD) set up by the State Government under the aegis of Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science and Technology at Kimin. approved the proposal.
Told social media an effective tool to spread awareness
Apart from these, information was also given by the cabinet about the skill development of youth, the status of implementation of the New Education Policy 2020. Along with this, social media platform was said to be effective for the purpose of spreading awareness for various government schemes and programs. Several other schemes including Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (urban and rural), Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, SVAMITVA were also discussed.