In April 1999 Department of Prohibition and Excise, Government of Chennai introduced a hologram, made by Holostik India Limited, on its excise label stock. The result was a large reduction in fake label stock being used by black market suppliers, with a high increase in excise revenue.
Additional excise duty last financial year saw an increase of INR 80 crore (INR 8 Billion) from excise revenue
collected from IMFL. PUDUCHERRY: With tight monitoring and a rationalised excise structure, earning’s from excise revenue collection have increased during 2007-08.