Hyderabad: Continuing with its inconsistent liquor policy, the Andhra Pradesh government has slashed the booze rates for the second time in 50 days. liquor rate will be decrease in 30 to 40 per in Andhra pradesh state soon officials said Story first published: Saturday, August 8, 2020, 11:34 [IST] Other articles published on Aug 8, 2020 Andhra Pradesh Liquor consumption: ... he briefed the DIG that the crime rate in the state has also come down by 18 per cent. It also reduced the number of liquor shops to 33 per cent, i.e., 2,934 from 4,380. Stating that liquor belonging to medium and premium categories is being increasingly smuggled from neighbouring states, due to the existing difference prices, the government announced the slash in rates. Andhra Pradesh Government hikes liquor prices by 50%, taking the total overall hike in price of liquor to 75%. Citing an increase in smuggling, the Andhra Pradesh government, on Thursday, cut down the prices of liquor in the state. The order about the government's decision to reduce the number of liquor shops in Andhra Pradesh was issued on Saturday. The Andhra Pradesh government has enhanced prices of liquor by another 50 per cent on Tuesday, only a day after imposing a 25 per cent hike as shops were reopened in relaxation of the ongoing lockdown said the abnormal increase in liquor rates was to 'discourage' people from consumption and safeguard health.The enhanced rates would come into force with immediate effect, he said. Lockdown: Liquor Sales Drop Drastically In Andhra Pradesh Created: May 11, 2020, 10:22 IST | Updated: May 11, 2020, 16:37 IST AMARAVATI: With the sharp increase in prices during the lockdown, the sales and consumption of alcohol has drastically reduced in the past two days in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh government slashes liquor prices, cites increase in smuggling ... 2020, 11:33 IST ... Revenue Special Chief Secretary Rajat Bhargava issued an order reducing the rates of liquor … The revised rates will come into effect from today afternoon. ... an average of 3,800 … Jagan government hikes liquor prices by another 50 per cent to revive Andhra economy Sources said the fresh hike (50 per cent) in rates could fetch an additional revenue of … Since taking over the power, the YS Jaganmohan Reddy government took over the liquor sale from private players. Andhra Pradesh temple board member quits after liquor bottles found i... Oct 01, 2020. Liquor rates slashed yet again in Andhra Pradesh as cops see rise in ... Oct 29, 2020. The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cut down the price of Indian Made Foreign Liquor in the medium and premium categories by at least 25 to … Andhra Pradesh government's borrowings for first half of 2020-21 fiscal far exceeded revenues: CAG The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cut the price of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in the medium and premium categories by at least 25 to 30 per cent, citing instances of 'smuggling' from outside the state.