March 20, 2023

‘Liquor’ will save ‘cow’… Himachal to impose cow tax on every bottle sold. The Himachal Pradesh government has introduced a cess tax of Rs 10 on every bottle of liquor sold in the state

Himachal Pradesh’s Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu government presented the state budget on Friday. It provides for a unique ‘cow cess’ on the sale of each bottle of liquor.

10 will be charged for the sale of each bottle of liquor.

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Himachal Pradesh Budget 2023-24: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu (Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu) The government presented the budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 on Friday. This budget is unique ‘cow tax’ A provision has been made, which will be levied at the rate of Rs.10 per bottle on sale of liquor. Basically it is cess on sale of liquor. (sess) Such will be rescued.

Presenting the budget in the state assembly, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Sukhu said that the state government will get a revenue of Rs 100 crore every year. Apart from Himachal Pradesh, ‘Cow Cess’ is also collected in other states of the country. These include Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Union Territory of Chandigarh.

It will be useful in removing stray cows from the road

‘Cow Cess’ has been imposed in various states of the country. It is being used to remove stray cows from the road and provide care for them. The rates of cow cess levied in different states range from 2 percent to 20 percent.

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Apart from alcohol, in various states, it is being charged on luxury goods or services, electricity bills, weddings etc. So that it does not affect the poor.

The Himachal Pradesh government has fixed Rs 10 for all liquor bottles. It will have nothing to do with the price, size, type or quantity of the bottle of wine.

Sukhu presented the first budget

This is the first budget of the Congress Sukhu government after the assembly elections in the state. Apart from cow cess, the budget also announced to improve public transport in the state. The government spends a total of Rs.1,000 crore 1500 diesel buses from electric buses will change between

Apart from this, expansion of tourism in Himachal Pradesh, promotion of Kangra as ‘Tourism Capital’. Work will also be done to connect all districts with heliports.

He gave 20,000 girls studying in government schools in the state 25,000 subsidy to buy an electric scooty Devar also announced

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