By THE NATION
The Distillery Organisation will be in charge of producing the gels in 25-millilitre tubes for as long as the Covid-19 situation persists.
Distribution will begin later this month.
Uttama also assigned the Excise Department to promote the use of alcohol in cleaning products by waiving taxes on the alcohol components used.
Zero per cent tax would lower manufacturers’ costs, encouraging them to produce more alcohol-based cleaning items to meet public demand.