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​​The Telangana State Excise Department in Telangana State Secretariat administers Acts & Rules related to liquor, narcotics, etc., and will make policies pertaining to Prohibition & Excise in the State of Telangana. The Department ensures that Excise Revenue is protected and collected according to the Acts and Rules. This Department is one of the major revenue earning departments. The Department will create awareness among the people of Telangana on the evil effects of consumption of alcoholic products and also Illicit Distillation of Liquor and also encourages for establishment of Drug De-Addiction Centers. The Department will look after the Establishment & Disciplinary matters of all the employees of Prohibition & Excise Department in the State.

Telangana State Beverages Corporation Limited undertakes the functions of purchases, sales and distribution of liquor in the State. 

The Telangana State Excise Academy imparts training to the departmental personnel. ​

Profile  T.PADMA RAO

The Hon'ble Prohibition & Excise ​​Minister

Sri T.Padma Rao
T. Swaroopa Rani
Contact Number:
9848166612; 9505722211; 04023450368; 04027701721​
Prl. Secretary (Excise & CT) Sri Somesh Kumar, IAS
Fax: 23450924
Deputy Secretary (Ex & CT) M. Ramsing 9581992577

The Following are the Acts that are administered by the Commercial Taxes Department: 

  • The Excise Act, 1968
  • sadThe Prohibition Act, 1995
  • Toddy Tapers Rules 2007
  • Compounding Rules​
Commissioner of Prohibition & Excise Dr. R.V.Chandravadan, IAS
Managing Director, TSBCL Dr. R.V.Chandravadan, IAS (FAC)
Telangana Excise Academy Addl. Commissioner Prohibition & Excise


Organizations and Contacts

Note: As per the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, certain institutions serve both the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till they are bifurcated. The below listed organisations and institutions should be seen in that light.​ 

Principal Secretary​ Sri Somesh Kumar, IAS
​040-23450923, 29701807
Fax: 23450924​​
Secretary​ Sri Sivshankar, IAS
​040-23452592, 27555115
Fax: 23450744