|Formed||6 May, 2015|
|Operations jurisdiction||Telangana, IND|
|Size||114,840 km2 (44,340 sq mi)|
|Legal jurisdiction||State of Telangana|
|Elected officer responsible|
The Telangana State Excise is the law enforcement agency for excise in the Indian state of Telangana. The department enforces laws related to liquor, narcotics, psychotropics and medicines that contain alcohol and narcotics. The department was created when the state of Telangana was formed in 2014. The first minister to take charge of this department was T Padma Rao from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi party.
The agency's duties are to:
The Excise Department is one of the major sources of revenue in the state, producing Rs 25,000 to 30,000crore per year.