The District Magistrate & Collector, Nadia exercise general control over the Excise Administration through the Addl.
District Magistrate, Nadia who is also the Ex-officio Collector of the District. The Superintendent of Excise is in charge of the Excise Section and acts under the Collector of Excise, Nadia as technical advisor.
main function of the Excise Section is to regulate, control and supply Government authorized liquor and to curb excise crimes.
They are to operate (i) The B.E. Act, 1909 (ii) The M & T.P. Act.,
1955 (iii) Molasses Control Act. 1973 and (iv) The N.D.P.S. Act. 1985
The Excise District of Nadia consists of two ranges viz. Sadar (Krishnanagar) and Ranaghat ranges. D.E. Collectors are in-charge of the ranges.
Each range consists of two circles. Sub-inspector of Excise is in charge of each circle. There is also a preventive unit named S.E.'s Special Squad which is manned by one S.I. of Excise. Apart from those the Brewery at
Kalyani and C.S. Warehouse at Krishnanagar are manned by one Deputy Excise Collector each. Three S.I. of Excise work under D.E. Collector , Kalyani. The O.C.'s of the Circle are assisted by A.S.I. of Excise and Excise