The guidelines are:
1. The police will also keep an eye for those who drink and drive and legal action will be taken against violators.
2. No smoking or drinking will be permitted in public places.
3. All New Year programmes and parties have to end by 1 am.
4. Permission should be obtained for installing loud speakers.
5. Firing of crackers in public places has been prohibited.
6. Hotels serving liquor during the New Year party beyond stipulated time would have to obtain prior permission from the Excise Department and a copy of the same should be submitted to the police.
7. Permission from the city police has to be obtained for organizing New Year parties.