During this pandemic situation, the Pondicherry government has levied addition 25% excise duty on Liquor to keep the price equal to Tamil Nadu, as It will stop tipplers from nearby to enter Union territory.

On arrack and toddy additional 20% excise duty charges.

The shops are open from morning 10 AM to 7 PM, only for take away. Per head you can buy up to 4.5 liters of IMFL and 7.5 liters of Beer.