Excise Department

    Brief information of the department:

    Excise Department is headed by Excise Commissioner. After Jammu &Kashmir Re-organisation Act, 2019, the Jammu and Kashmir Excise has been extended in both the Union territories.

    The Excise and Taxation Officer supervise the Excise Range Leh-Kargil from only one office which is located in Leh District and comes under the administrative control of Finance Department.

    Excise Department being a major revenue-earning department apart from fulfilling its primary responsibility of revenue collection, the department controls and regulates the liquor intoxicants and discharges the responsibility of making available the same in safe quality to the consumers.


    To reduce the consumption of high alcohol level beverage in Union territory of Ladakh.

    To check bootlegging/smuggling of liquor in the Union territory of Ladakh from neighbouring States/Union territories.

    To bring about greater social consciousness about the harmful effects of consumption of liquor and alcoholic beverages.


    Maximum revenue collection.

    To provide choice of brands and places for consumption to its consumers and a level playing field to all stake holders.

    To ease the licensing procedure for the new applicants in underserved/unserved areas.

    Administrative Department

    Name of the Officer Designation Contact No.


    Mr. Umang Narula Advisor and Finance Secretary 01982-257560
    Mr. K. Mehboob Ali Khan Excise Commissioner 01982–260888
    Mr. D C Rajath Kumar Deputy Excise Commissioner 01982-256776
    Mr.  Virindar Singh Pawar Excise and Taxation Officer 01982-257636
    S.No Name Designation Email
    1. Mr. K. Mehboob Ali Khan, IRS Excise Commissioner 01982–260888
    2 Mr. D. C. Rajath Kumar, IDAS Deputy Excise Commissioner 01982-256776
    3 Mr.  Virindar Singh Pawar Excise and Taxation Officer, Excise Range Leh-Kargil 01982-257636
    S.No Subject Status
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    General Administration Department
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    Assignment of charge. 22/11/2023
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    Circular No: – 11-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Celebration of Constitution Day on 26th of November, 2023. 20/11/2023
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    Corrigendum:-In the interest of the Administration, the transfer order issued vide Order No. 398-LA (GAD) of 2023, Dated 16-11-2023 stand rescinded. 18/11/2023
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    Order:-398-LA (GAD) of 2023:-Transfer and Postings of Officers. 16/11/2023
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    Order no:-389-LA(GAD) of 2023:- Tour Programme of Officer From UT Ladakh to Gujarat. 13/11/2023
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    Corrigendum to Order No:-373-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Appointment of Nodal Officer for implementation of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in UT of Ladakh. 06/11/2023
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    Corrigendum to Order No: – 372-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Constitution of committee for implementation of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra in UT of Ladakh. 06/11/2023
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    Order No: – 369-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Deployment of officer in UT Secretariat.Deployment of officer in UT Secretariat. 31/10/2023
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    Order No:- 367-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Grant of leave and station permission outside the country in favour of Sh. Sanjeev Khirwar, IAS, Principal Secretary, UT Administration of Ladakh. 30/10/2023
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    Order No.- 368-LA(GAD) of 2023:-Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls w.r.t01-01-2024 as qualifying date -Appointment of Electoral Roll Observers -Regarding. 30/10/2023
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