Balpakram National Park

The land of the perpetual wind.


The Deputy Commissioner
handing over certificates to the successful trainees.

Mr H. B. Marak, The Deputy Commissioner of South Garo Hills graced the training program as the Chief Guest and gave away the certificates to the successful tourist guide trainees which includes about 15 ladies.

Also seen in the above picture (from left)

Mr C. B. Sangma, Tourist Officer, SGH.

Mr Chengreng D. Sangma, Project Manager, DCIC, SGH.

Mr Chingseng G. Momin, Range Officer, BNP.

The Deputy Commissioner handing over the BALPAKRAM TOUR GUIDE vest to the Range Officer of BNP.

To ensure visibility and to stand out in the crowd, the trained tourist guides will be provided with neon green mesh vest. The guides on duty will wear this vest and an ID Card during the tour. Here the Deputy Commissioner can be seen handing over the neon green vests to the Range Officer of BNP.

Some of the participants of the Tourist Guide Training program 2019

As many as 220 participants, both young and old from more than 8 villages participated during the 2 day Tourist Guide training program on 12th & 13th November 2019. Youth are separated from the group and given intensive training and on hand practicals on Camping, pitching tents, first aids, trekking, communication and guiding ethics etc.

Elders, womenfolk  of the villages are given training on setting up homestays, food stalls, juice & cool drink shops, grocery shops, bakery shops for the visiting tourists. 

Total of 116 trained guides are presented with certificates.