Telangana Excise
Agency overview
Formed6 May, 2015
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionTelangana, IND
Size114,840 km2 (44,340 sq mi)
Legal jurisdictionState of Telangana
General nature
Operational structure
Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
  • Somesh Kumar, Commissioner of Excise

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.[3]