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All India Federation Of Lottery Trade & Allied Industries (AIFLTAI)
Address: No. I - 8, First Floor, Lajpat Nagar III, New Delhi-11 0024
Internet: Not Available
E-mail Address:
Phone: 29831559, 29840646
Fax: 011-29840647
Population: 1,095,351,995 (Est. 2006)
President: Mr. Usman Fayaz (CEO of M/s Best & Co., Chennai)
Year Org. Founded: December 1999
Jurisdiction: India

Background Information

AIFLTAI is a non-profit organization of lottery distributors, stockists, agents, and the allied categories, i.e. security printers, paper suppliers, transporters, courier agencies, media - both print and electronic, advertising agencies, technical services (such as the new computer based online operators); infact, open to all who support and participate in the business of State Lotteries. This apex umbrella organization came into being in December 1999 with the following objectives:

  • To reform the lottery trade through self-regulation
  • To seek the appointment of a Regulatory Body
  • To promote State Lotteries for growth into a transparent and healthy trade
  • To improve public image of lottery trade through transparency and fairness in all lottery operations and sustained credibility.

Today the Federation comprises over 197 Members (as on 13 June 06) besides 17 Associations from States and Regions promoting the State Lotteries.

News Archive for CY2015
May 4, 2015 Service Tax on Lotteries will be Detrimental to Agents
May 2, 2015 Government Takes the Gloves Off; Orders Police to Crack Down on All Unauthorised Lottery Sellers

News Archive for CY2014
March 22, 2014 Lottery Turnover up Despite Drop in Sales

News Archive for CY2013
November 21, 2013 Probe into Alleged Illegality and Irregularities in the Conduct of Lotteries
July 10, 2013 Sales Surge for Lottery Draw
June 29, 2013 India is Not Ready to Accept Regulation in Betting
June 29, 2013 Government Waives Compensation Payment Owed by Lottery Printing Company
June 29, 2013 Lottery Moves to Automated Draws
June 18, 2013 Outside Agency Sought for State Lottery Ticket Printing
June 15, 2013 Incorrect Lottery Numbers Published, Players Demand Compensation
June 15, 2013 Heavy Workload Cited as Cause for Errors in Lottery Ticket Printing
June 9, 2013 Lottery Delivers Essential Equipment to Hospitals
March 21, 2013 Audits Finds Numerous Administration Issues with State Lottery
February 20, 2013 High Court Issues Notice to State Government Over Plans to Conduct More Than One Weekly Lottery
February 10, 2013 Lottery Office Withdraws 30,000 Tickets After Box Lost in Transit
January 21, 2013 New Tax Structure for Lotteries Force Operators to Close
January 15, 2013 Philanthropy Lottery A Big Hit
January 14, 2013 Kerala Lotteries Heading for an All-time High: Minister

News Archive for CY2012
December 15, 2012 Civic Body to Levy Tax on the Sale of Lottery Tickets
December 1, 2012 India to Seek Bhutan's Help in Connection with the Ongoing Probe Into Kerala Lottery Scam
November 19, 2012 Judge Grants Bail to Well Known Lottery Figure
November 11, 2012 CBI Probing Illegal Practices in Connection with the Sale of Interstate Lottery Tickets
November 6, 2012 New Kerala Lottery to Benefit Ex-Servicemen
October 9, 2012 CBI Needs More Time to Complete Investigation Into Bhutan and Sikkim Lotteries Scam
September 4, 2012 Bumper Lottery Sales Will See Kerala Lottery Hit the Jackpot
August 27, 2012 Sale Of 'Thiru Onam Bumper' Lottery Tickets Continues To Be Brisk
August 11, 2012 Anti-Gambling Group Labels Amendment to Gambling Act A Farce
August 8, 2012 Lotteries Department Cracks Down on Illegal Sale of Lottery Tickets
July 31, 2012 Supreme Court Issues Order to States on Conduct of Lotteries
July 29, 2012 Probe Into Sale of Kerala Lotteries in Other States
(July 13, 2012 Lottery Agent Loses Damages Case Against State Government
July 10, 2012 State Lottery Denies Winnings to Out of State Resident
June 6, 2012 Gambling Not Included In Tax On Services
June 5, 2012 Officials To Intensify Control Of Single-Digit Lotteries
March 18, 2012 Gambling and Lotteries Escape Tax Increase in Budget
February 20, 2012 Two Men Arrested for Smuggling Banned Lottery Tickets
(February 13, 2012 Benefits Extended for All Members of the Kerala State Lottery Agents
February 7, 2012 Police Size Fake Lottery Seals From Manju Lottery Agency
January 18, 2012 Show-Cause Notice to be Served on Controversial Lottery Agent
January 4, 2012 Three Held for Smuggling Lottery Tickets Into Tamil Nadu


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