Online Sale of Liquor in West Bengal: How to Order liquor online Home delivery in West Bengal during Lockdown? , Apply West Bengal Online alcohol Delivery at excise.wb.gov.in/eRetail/Page/eRetail_Login.aspx

Online Sale of Liquor in West Bengal: The government of West Bengal allowed liquor to be shipped home on Wednesday, and the BEVCO launched a website for Home Delivery of liquor in West Bengal for the people aged 21 and over. The move was planned to prevent major meetings from reopening in stand-alone 'Closed' shops on Monday, sources of the industry said.
 

Updated: May 16, 2020 10:41 IST

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Roselet Sheena Merli

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West Bengal Online alcohol Delivery

The West Bengal State Beverages Corporation Ltd  (WBSBCL) is the company that has established an eRetail portal to book drinks and deliver liquor online. It was decided to prevent crowds outside the state's alcohol stores. "WBSBCL has launched the e-Retail for online reservations and home delivery of liquor in WB, to ensure social distancing and a minimum impact on the environment's retail outlets". Social distancing and minimizing footfall at retail outlets, WBSBCL has launched eRetail for online booking and home delivery of liquor," read a notification on the website.

People above the age of 21 can place orders on the website.

How to order the Home Delivery of liquor in West Bengal? 

  1. Go to excise.wb.gov.in/eRetail/Page/eRetail_Login.aspx 

  2. Click "Sign up for Buyer Registration"

  3. Click on Apply now

  4. Fill your mobile number and request for the OTP.

  5. Now enter the OTP

  6. You must fill the following details like Registered Mobile Number, Name, Complete postal address,  Nearest Land Mark, Pin Code  

  7. Mention your Police station, and your district 

  8. Now submit the application.  

  9. Upon successful registration, you can place your order. Your liquor will be delivered at your doorsteps.

West Bengal Online alcohol Delivery - FAQ

1. Can I order alcohol online in West Bengal?

Yes, you can. Amid lockdown, the West Bengal state has decided to prevent crowds outside the state's alcohol stores in order to maintain social distancing. With this move, one can order alcohol online.

2. Who established the e-Retail portal in West Bengal?

The West Bengal State Beverages Corporation Ltd  (WBSBCL) is the company that has established an eRetail portal to book drinks and deliver liquor online. The aim is to keep Social distancing and minimizing footfall at retail outlets during COVID-19 lockdown.

3. What is the eligible age to order alcohol online in West Bengal?

People above the age of 21 can place orders on the e-Retail portal to book drinks and deliver liquor online.

4. How can I order alcohol online in West Bengal?

You can order alcohol online in West Bengal by following the steps below:

  • Go to excise.wb.gov.in/eRetail/Page/eRetail_Login.aspx 
  • Sign up for Buyer Registration
  • Fill your mobile number and request for the OTP.
  • Now enter the OTP
  • You must fill the following details like Registered Mobile Number, Name, Complete postal address,  Nearest Land Mark, Pin Code  
  • Mention your Police station, and your district and submit the application  
  • Upon successful registration, you can place your order. Your liquor will be delivered at your doorsteps.
5. Why did the West Bengal state allow Online alcohol Delivery?

Government of India has imposed a nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Hence, to keep Social distancing and minimize footfall at retail outlets, the state has launched eRetail for online booking and home delivery of liquor.