Excise Dept visits pharmaceutical units of East district

Gangtok, 04 Oct:

A team of officers of Excise [Abk] Department, on 03 Oct, visited STP Pharmaceutical Ltd [Sangkhola], Cipla [Rorathang], Golden Cross [Rorathang] and some of other pharmaceutical units that use absolute alcohol in their medicinal preparation.

The inspection team, headed by Secretary-cum-Commissioner, Excise Department included the Additional Secretary, Deputy Commissioner [Field] and Inspector, a press release informs.

The team also inspected FL Retail/ FL Bar shops along the highway in order to verify whether the court directives were being complied with.

Additionally, the chemical laboratory of Excise Department at Chanatar in Rangpo was also visited for discussions on maintenance and upkeep of the lab.

The team also visited Mayell& Fraser [P] Ltd, an alcohol-manufacturing unit at Bageykhola.