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UP creates record in manufacture, sale of sanitizers - Lucknow News

Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has used the 'opportunity in adversity' concept to create a record of sorts in the production and sale of sanitizers during the ongoing pandemic.

Updated Nov 23, 2020 07:24 AM

UP creates record in manufacture, sale of sanitizers - Lucknow News

According to the excise department data, distilleries and small units, which were entrusted the task of manufacturing sanitizer, produced a record 177 lakh litres of sanitizer from March 24 to November 15, generating a record revenue of Rs 137 crore through its sale.

Records show that 78.3 lakh litre sanitizer has been sold outside the state.

Additional Chief Secretary (excise) Sanjay Bhoosreddy said, "The department followed the mantra of finding opportunity in challenges to ensure that formalities of sanitizer production were completed in time and the product is also available in markets."

He said that in terms of revenue generation during this period, the exchequer has made record revenue of Rs 137 crore. Of this, Rs 128.5 crore came through GST collection while license fee added over Rs 7.9 crore.

In addition, the revenue from denaturation fee of Rs 21.2 lakh was also recorded by the excise department.

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