Shimla, March 24 -- As the demand for hand sanitisers is increasing with every passing day, and to maintain the demand-supply balance, the state government have accorded necessary permissions for licencing and storage of ethyl alcohol/extra neutral alcohol ( ENA) to manufacturing units in the state.

A spokesperson of the department of state taxes and excise on Monday said that as per the directions of the state government, the department is granting immediate permissions to all sanitiser making units in the state.

He added that licence approval required for manufacturing sanitisers is being given on top priority.

Further units who have requested to import ethyl alcohol/extra neutral alcohol for manufacturing sanitisers are being cleared ...