Gujarat News / Now you can drink liquor in Gujarat too, government's approval, know how to get permission

Zoom News : Dec 22, 2023, 10:30 PM
Gujarat News: In Gujarat, which has had the status of a dry state for a long time, there has been relaxation on drinking alcohol. Gujarat Government has permitted consumption of liquor in hotels/restaurants/clubs offering "Wine and Dine" in Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT). Liquor Access Permits will be issued to all employees/owners operating throughout GIFT City. Along with this, the government has also made a provision to allow authorized guests of each company to consume liquor in such hotels/restaurants/clubs having temporary permits in the presence of permanent employees of that company.

Will not be able to sell bottles

In the order issued by the government, it has been said that the hotels/restaurants/clubs coming to GIFT City will be able to obtain wine and dine facility i.e. FL3 license there. Officially serving employees and official visiting guests of GIFT City may consume alcohol in the hotel/club/restaurant. However, hotels/clubs/restaurants cannot sell liquor bottles.

What is GIFT City?

Gujarat International Finance Tech-City i.e. GIFT City is located in Gandhinagar and was conceptualized in the year 2007. GIFT City is considered to be India's first greenfield smart city and International Financial Services Center (IFSC). Many big offices like Oracle, Bank of America, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Law Firm, Citi Bank are located here.