Traditional Dress Code for Government Officers and Employees
The Principal Secretary, Government of Assam, P.K Borthakur (IAS) (Personnel, AR&Trg) in a letter to P.K Tiwari (IAS) Principal Secretary (General Administration Department), Government of Assam asked him to formulate a proposal asking government officials to wear traditional attire on 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the week on a voluntary basis.
This letter came in after the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal had asked Government officials to dress up in traditional attire for Civil Services Day, 2017 celebrations and was widely appreciated. The dress code was appreciated by the public and was highlighted in the media.
The Chief Secretary is also of the belief that coming to workplace in traditional dresses induces feelings of enthusiasm within everyone and will stimulate better work culture in Government offices.