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De-Addiction Centers

As part of the precautionary measures and lock down for 21 days from 25.03.2020 through out the Country, further to the strong possibility of a widespread outbreak of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19), various Toddy/ Foreign Liquor licensed shops in the State of Kerala have been closed down. In the circumstance, in case of any contingency due to the unavailability of the liquor, the facilities of the following Vimukthi De-addiction Centers, under the control of Excise Department, may be utilized.

Sl.No.
DistrictAddress
Phone No.
Nodal Officer
(Excise)
Mobile No.
1.
ThiruvananthapuramGeneral Hospital, Neyyattinkara
0471 - 2222235
94000 69409
2.
KollamRamaRao Memorial Hospital, Nedungolam, Chathannur
0474 - 2512324
94000 69441
3.
PathanamthittaThaluk Hospital, Ranni
04735 - 229589
94000 69468
4.
AlappuzhaDistrict Hospital, Chengannur
0479 - 2452267
94000 69488
5.
KottayamTown Government Hospital, Pala
0482 - 2215154
94000 69511
6.
IdukkiDistrict Hospital, Cheruthoni
0486 - 2232474
94000 69532
7.
ErnakulamGovernment Hospital, Muvattupuzha
0485 - 2832360
94000 69564
8.
ThrissurThaluk Hospital, Chalakkudy
0480 - 2701823
94000 69589
9.
PalakkadTribal Specialty Hospital, Kottathara
04924 - 254392
94000 69588
10.
MalappuramGovernment Hospital, Nilambur
04931 - 220351
94000 69646
11.
KozhikodeGovernment Beach Hospital, Kozhikode
0495 - 2365367
94000 69675
12.
WayanadGeneral Hospital, Kainatti
04936 - 206768
94000 69663
13.
KannurGovernment Hospital, Payyannur
04985 - 205716
94000 69695
14.
KasargodTaluk Hospital, Neeleswaram
0467 - 2282933
94000 69723

In cases, where hospital treatment is not necessary, Vimukthi Counseling Centers at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam or Kozhikode may be contacted for counseling, details of which are given below.

Sl.No.
Name
Designation
Address
Contact No.
1.
Dr. Lisha S.Psychologist4th Floor, Excise Head Quarters, Nandavanam, Thiruvananthapuram
94000 22100
2.
Vinu VijayanSociologist4th Floor, Excise Head Quarters, Nandavanam, Thiruvananthapuram
94000 33100
3.
SaranyaCounselorGround Floor, Excise Zonal Complex, Kacheripadi, Ernakulam
91885 20198
4.
Shijo AntonyCounselorGround Floor, Excise Zonal Complex, Kacheripadi, Ernakulam
91885 20199
5.
Siya V.K.CounselorGovt. UP School, Chinthavalap, Near Kasaba Police Station, Jail Road, Kozhikode
91884 68494
6.
Sarath S. NairCounselorGovt. UP School, Chinthavalap, Near Kasaba Police Station, Jail Road, Kozhikode
91884 58494

Excise Arts & Sports Meet

17th State Excise Arts & Sports Meet have been conducted on 8th, 9th & 10th November 2019, at St. Joseph College, Devagiri, Kozhikode. Hon’ble Minister for Labour and Excise Sri. T.P. Ramakrishnan inaugurated the Opening Ceremony. He hoisted the flag and received the salute of the participants on the March Past.

The closing ceremony was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister for Transport Sri. A.K. Saseendran, and handed over trophies for the winners. Ernakulam Division won the overall championship in the Arts & Sports Meet, 2019.

Vehicle Flag-Off

As part of modernizing the Department, and strengthening of enforcement activities, 79 new vehicles were allotted to the Excise Department. Hon’ble Minister for Labour and Excise Sri. T.P. Ramakrishnan flagged off the vehicles on 07/11/2019, in a function at Police Training College Ground, Thycaud.

14 Tata Hexa, purchased with an expenditure of 1.68 Crores from plan fund, were allotted to Highway Patrol/ Striking Force, as per GO(Rt)No.441/2019/Taxes dated 20/06/2019, and 65 Mahindra TUV 300, purchased expending 5 Crores from non-plan fund, for replacing old vehicles in the Department, as per GO(Rt)No.411/2019/Taxes dated 14/06/2019.

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Anti Intoxication Programme

ADGP & Excise Commissioner Sri. S. Aananthakrishnan IPS inaugurated the 75th joint Anti Intoxication Awareness Programme of Eagle Media and Excise Department at Koodal Vocational Higher Secondary School on 07/09/2019. Anti Intoxication Awareness Seminar and Medical Camp in association with Punalur Pranav Hospital were conducted as part of the programme.

Independence Day

Excise Commissioner & ADGP Sri. S. Aananthakrishnan IPS participated in the State Level Celebrations of 73rd Independence Day, at Central Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. A platoon of Excise Personnel performed in the Independence Day Parade. Excise platoons participated in the Independence Day Parades in all the District Head Quarters also.

Additional Excise Commissioner (Enfo) Sri. Sam Christy Daniel IPS hoisted the National Flag at Excise Head Quarters. All staff of Excise Head Quarters participated in the Ceremony. More Photos>>

Lahari Vimuktha Jyothi

An awareness programme named Lahari Vimuktha Jyothi – Pratheekshayude Kaimattom, conducted at Amaravila LMS Higher Secondary School was inaugurated by the Excise Commissioner Sri. S. Aananthakrishnan IPS. The Excise Commissioner remind the need for being aware of the evil effects of the drug usage and being involved in the anti intoxication activities by the students, in a circumstance where liquor and drugs usage increasing alarmingly in the Society, and is spoiling the future generation. He also spoke about the requirement to create a new generation by coordinating the anti intoxication movements. Kerala Madhya Nirodhana Samithi President Sri. K.P. Duryodanan presided over the function. Excise Commissioner handed over the Lahari Vimuktha Torch to the Scouts & Guides Captain. More Photos>>

40 Kg Ganja Seized

40 Kg Ganja, seized at Palakkad, while transporting in a Car

While Palakkad Excise Special Squad was inspecting the vehicles at Toll Plaza, based on the secret information received by the Excise Circle Inspector Sri. M. Rakesh, the WagonR Car bearing Regn.No. KL-55-W-3646 passed the toll plaza, breaking the barricade and hitting Civil Excise Officer Sri. Sreekumar. Excise Officials chased the vehicle, but the accused fled after leaving the vehicle near Maha Kaliyamman Temple at Mele Pokkamthodu. The searches for the accused with the help of local public and Cherpulassery Excise Range Party, were unsuccessful. On inspection, after the vehicle was forced open with the help of a mechanic, 40 kilo gram Ganja kept in 4 bags were found from the dickie of the car.

On the preliminary enquiry, it is revealed that the Ganja was collected from Tuni in Andhra Pradesh, transported to Tirupur by Dhanbad Express and was being transported by Car, by a gang under a habitual offender from Tirur in Malappuram District, who was accused in various Ganja Cases. CCTV footage of the accused were collected by the Excise Party.

65 Kg Ganja has been seized in 3 days, as part of the special enforcement operations “Operation Monsoon” declared by the Deputy Excise Commissioner, Palakkad. Excise Inspector Sri. T. Rajeev, Preventive Officer Sri. Lother L. Perara, Civil Excise Officers S/Sri. Johnson, Sreekumar, Shinoj, Suresh, Vishakh, Vinesh, Excise Driver Sri. Selvakumar Plackal of Palakkad Excise Special Squad, and Assistant Excise Inspector Sri. Hareesh, Preventive Officer Sri. Santhoshkumar, Civil Excise Officer Sri. K.P. Rajesh of Cherpulassery Excise Range Office were participated in the operations.

Sent off Function

Excise Commissioner gave farewell to senior officers, N.S. SalimKumar, Joint Excise Commissioner Center Zone, K. Chandrapalan, Deputy Excise Commissioner Ernakulam , G. Muraleedharan Nair, Deputy Excise Commissioner Pathanamthitta, K. Saji, Deputy Excise Commissioner , Malapuram after the Monthly review conference. MorePhotos>>

Passing Out Parade

51 Civil Excise Officers of 21th Batch completed 180 days training, and their Passing Out Parade have been conducted on 09/07/2019 at State Excise Academy & Research Centre, Thrissur. Hon’ble Minister for Labour & Excise, Sri. T.P. Ramakrishnan received the salute of the cadets, in presence of the Excise Commissioner Sri. S. Aananthakrishnan IPS. More Photos>>

Spirit Seized

Excise Commissioner’s State Excise Enforcement Squad led by Sri. T. Anikumar, Circle Inspector of Excise, seized 700 litres of spirit transported in an Innova car from near Parabhrahma Speciality Hospital, Oachira at 09:00 am on 08/07/2019. The team also seized an escort vehicle, Maruti Eeco Car and 4 persons were arrested. Spirit was stored in 20 cans (each of 35 litre capacity) and transported in the Innova car with intention to hand over to retail dealers in Alappuzha region. Accused arrested include Kanakarajan @ Kanakan aged 46 yrs, Balakrishnan @ Kuruvi Balakrishnan aged 52 yrs, Deepu aged 37 yrs, Rahul Suresh aged 26 yrs. Kanakarajan and Balakrishnan are natives of Tamilnadu near Kaliakkavila. Both are accused in several spirit cases and Kanakarajan is the main agent who procures the spirit from Thirunelveli and sells it in wholesale and retail across Kerala state. The case has registered at Karunagapally Range. The team includes Excise Inspectors G. Krishna Kumar, A. Pratheep Rao, K.V. Vinod, Asst. Excise Inspectors T.R. Mukesh Kumar, Manoj, Preventive Officer Madhusudhanan Nair and Civil Excise officers Subin, Shamnad, Suresh Babu, Rajesh and Krishna Prasad.