पंजीकरण एक्साइज और निषेध विभाग, बिहार सरकार का परिचय
(Introduction of Registration, Excise and Prohibition Department)
Registration Department came into existence vide Government of Bihar Resolution No. 1724 dated 28-August-1991. Prior to it, it was a part of Revenue Department. The department is headed by a Minister at political level. At bureaucratic level, Departmental Secretary is at its head. Following is the organizational structure of the Department: The Department of Registration, Excise & Prohibition, Govt. of Bihar has computerized all registration offices in the State since the year 2005.
The Excise department deals with the administration of the laws and rules relating to manufacture, possession, sale, import, export and transport of Liquor, intoxicating drugs and collection of revenue from each of these sources. The department is not only involved in collection of revenue but it works to prevent illegal trade, trafficking and production of illicit Liquor. The Excise department is headed by the Excise Commissioner.
Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)
See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217