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Nagpur Collector finally gives approval for liquor home delivery in city, sale through shops in rural areas

Nagpur Collector Ravindra Thakare, on Wednesday, gave approval to liquor shops owners in rural and urban areas in Nagpur district to resume sales. While standalone liquor shops in rural areas can indulge in counter sale and home delivery of liquor, shops in urban areas can only indulge in home delivery.

Liquor shops, in shopping complexes and malls, will remain non-operational in both rural and urban areas. To be clear, liquor can only be sold to a person, if he/she has a permit. Needless to say, shops in containment zones in the entire district will remain shut.

Also read: After nod from NMC, Nagpur wine shop owners await collectors orders to resume sales

Online Sale of liquor | Some Important Guidelines

» All kinds of liquor except country liquor can be sold by shop owners in urban and rural areas. Sales can be made from 9am to 6pm.

» Shops within 200 meters of containment zones cannot indulge in sale of liquor

» Only a person with valid legal permit will be able to buy liquor. People who wish to apply for permit can do so by logging onto https://stateexcise.maharashtra.gov.in or https://exciseservices.mahaonline.gov.in

» Liquor shops owners and customers can take use Whatsapp, SMS or phones for communication of the transaction.

» Shop owners will have to employ delivery boys themselves to deliver liquor to customers at their houses. A shop owner cannot employ more than 10 such delivery boys.

» Payments can be taken by delivery boys through debit or credit card.

» Delivery boys need to have a permit as well approved by Excise department.

» Delivery boys need to take all precautions related to safeguarding themselves from COVID-19

» A shop owner will have to sell the unit of liquor at MRP and not more than that.

» Online e-commerce portal cannot be used by shop owners for delivery of liquor.

There are a number of other guidelines as well related to safety of shop owners, delivery boys and customers in the order issued by the district collector regarding the sale of liquor in urban and rural areas. You can read the entire document here:

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Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Nagpur

Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.

Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.

Also read:RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag at Nagpur headquarters

 

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Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta. 

Also read:India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) along with the Tribal Development Department in Nagpur launched BLOSSOM that was recently inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. 

BLOSSOM is an initiative that has been launched to reach out to the remotest tribal villages in districts of Chandrapur, Gondia and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra and screen the people for non-communicable diseases and plan suitable interventions.

Launched at Hotel Centre Point Hotel on World Tribal Day, the initiative BLOSSOM stands for: Breast cancer, Liver and lifestyle diseases, Osteoporosis, Sickle cell, Sexually transmitted infections, and Malnutrition.

Around 22 teams would screen a population of 10,000 tribal people across remote villages in the coming three months.

Also read:Nagpur’s Futala Lake comes alive with chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai on Independence Day

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