Production and Transit of Charcoal

As per the provisions of the clause (a) of the sub-section 4 of the Section 3 of the Assam Forest Regulation, 1891 (Assam Regulation 7 of 1891) as applied and amended by Meghalaya charcoal is a forest produce and its production and transit is governed by various provisions of the above regulations and the rules framed thereunder.

However, keeping in the high economic value of charcoal, comprehensive draft rules governing its production and transit are under the consideration of the Government.