India, March 15 -- The Haryana government on Thursday auctioned 210 liquor vends in Gurugram district through e-tenders and earned Rs 743 crore from the bid amount, an increase of 6.27% on the reserve price, said officials of the excise department.

The bids were finalised in the presence of Gurugram deputy commissioner, additional deputy commissioner, four deputy excise and taxation commissioners (DETC), and officials of the sales tax and excise departments.

In the east zone, the highest bid of Rs 34.83.crore was for Sector 31 liquor vend while the second highest bid was for Golf Course Road liquor vend for Rs 31.9 crore. The third highest bid was of Rs 31.85 crore for MG Road.

In west zone, the highest bid was of Rs 64.20 crore for a ...