Selected cities of Rajasthan will soon have Air conditioned Liquor Showrooms on the pattern of other metros in India.
The Excise department of Rajasthan will be conducting an e-Auction on 3 June from 11am till 4pm. The auction will include 44 Air Conditioned Liquor Shops that will be operted by the Rajasthan State Beverges Corporation Limited in partnership with private entities. The Excise department e-Auction will have bidding from the Private entities.
Jaipur: 5 showrooms; Udaipur: 2 showrooms; Jodhpur: 2 showrooms; All districts except Abu Road, Mt Abu, Bhiwadi, Kishangarh, Beawer to have 1 showroom each.
These private entities will be alloted these shops for the next three years. As per the information provided, such showrooms can also be opened in Malls. The e-Auction will be held on the MSTC portal and applications will be invited on 3 June. The minimum reserve price in Jaipur has been kept at Rs 26 Lakh, Udaipur Rs. 20 Lakh and Rs. 15 Lakh for all other districts. All Bidders in the e-Auction will be asked to deposit 2% of the Minimum Reserve Price at the time of the e-Auction and the remaining amount will need to be deposited by succesful bidders after the e-Auction. This amount will be considered as licence fee only.
As per the directives for such Air Conditioned Liquor Showrooms, only Premium and Heritage Brands of liqour and beer will be permitted to be sold at these showrooms. The prices will be fixed and the showrooms will NOT BE ALLOWED to sell liquor at any price above the defined price.