Delhi sees dip in consumption of Indian beer, local spirits

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Consumption of locally brewed beer and spirits in the national capital has registered a decline, whereas intake of Indian-made foreign liquor has slightly increased here during 2014-15, an official data revealed today.

As per the Delhi Statistical Hand Book-2015, the consumption of Indian-made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in Delhi increased from 1.18 crore cases in 2013-14 to 1.21 crore cases in 2014-15.

However, the consumption of Indian beer has slightly reduced from 1.10 crore cases in 2013-14 to 1.06 crore cases in 2014-15.

Also, the consumption of country liquor reduced from 28.93 lakh cases to 25.38 lakh cases during the same period.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia released the statistics prepared by Delhi government’s Directorate of Economics and Statistics. It contains data relating to various socio-economic parameters in 23 broad chapters.