New Picnic guidelines by Assam Government


Guwahati: As winters are here, everyone will be enjoying the outdoors by having outdoor picnics. Picnics bring together family, friends and neighbors and let everyone have a great time.

Keeping in view the picnic season, Assam government has issued guidelines for a decentralized and self-sustaining mode of Picnic management by forming the District Picnic Monitoring and Supervisory Committee (DPMSC).   

As per the notice issued by the Assam Government:

  • The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of all the districts shall act as the chairman of the DPMSC.
  • These committees will be initiated by the respective DCs,
  • It will have members from the departments of Home, Forest, Health, Finance, Tourism, PWD along with the Urban Local Bodies, and Disaster Management Authorities to avoid accidents during picnics.
  • The respective Committees for each district will issue the guidelines for the picnic parties.
  • The picnic parties shall have to abide by the rules and regulations issued by the DPMSC.
  • Disobedience of the guidelines shall lead to penalties.