Friday, May 29, 2020 | Last Update : 08:23 PM IST

66th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra59546186161982 Tamil Nadu1937210548148 Delhi162817495316 Gujarat155728003960 Rajasthan80674815180 Madhya Pradesh74534050321 Uttar Pradesh71704215197 West Bengal45361668295 Andhra Pradesh3245213359 Bihar3185105015 Karnataka253381847 Telangana2256134567 Punjab2158194640 Jammu and Kashmir203685927 Odisha16608877 Haryana150488119 Kerala10895558 Assam8801044 Uttarakhand493794 Jharkhand4621914 Chandigarh3641894 Chhatisgarh364830 Tripura2421650 Himachal Pradesh223634 Goa68370 Puducherry49170 Meghalaya20121 Nagaland1800 Manipur540 Arunachal Pradesh210 Mizoram110 Sikkim100

Swiggy now a tippler's dream, starts alcohol delivery in Ranchi, soon in other cities

PTI
Published : May 21, 2020, 6:47 pm IST
Updated : May 21, 2020, 6:47 pm IST

The service could be expanded to other states for which the company is in talks with governments.

To comply with applicable laws on alcohol sales, Swiggy said it ensures that the age of the buyer is verified by way of user authentication.
 To comply with applicable laws on alcohol sales, Swiggy said it ensures that the age of the buyer is verified by way of user authentication.

New Delhi: Swiggy on Thursday said it has begun home delivery of alcohol in Ranchi and is in talks with various state governments to start the services in their states.

In Jharkhand, the food ordering and delivery platform is currently delivering alcohol only in Ranchi but says the new service will reach other cities of the state within a week.

A statement from the company said it is also in advanced stage of discussions with multiple state governments to start alcohol delivery there.

To comply with applicable laws on alcohol sales, Swiggy said it ensures that the age of the buyer is verified by way of user authentication.

"By enabling home delivery of alcohol in a safe and responsible manner, we can generate additional business for retail outlets while solving the problem of overcrowding, thereby promoting social distancing," Swiggy Vice-President (Products) Anuj Rathi said.

Using the company's existing technology and infrastructure to enable hyperlocal deliveries, Swiggy has already included grocery delivery into its gamut of services as people were unable to go to stores to buy essentials amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

Swiggy is now partnering with authorised liquor  retailers after validating their licence and other required documents, and has listed them as 'Wine Shops' on app, the statement said.

Its rival Zomato too is said to be starting alcohol delivery shortly.

Tags: swiggy, zomato, food delivery apps, alcohol delivery, liquor delivery
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT