ADC B’la Reviews Action Plan for Drug De-Addiction Week

ADC B’la Reviews Action Plan for Drug De-Addiction Week

Baramulla, April 26: With an aim to ensure smooth celebration of Drug De-Addiction Week commencing from 29th of April to 5th of May, Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Mohammad Ahsan Mir today chaired a meeting to review the action plan for its successful celebration.

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Meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning, CMO, Medical Superintendent DH, District and Sectoral Officers, President MC B’la, representatives of various NGOs, Civil Societies and others concerned.

On the occasion, a comprehensive discussion with regard to the formulation of different strategies was held wherein it was decided that different activities including awareness camps, seminars, symposiums and other related events shall be organized during the period. It was further decided that several working teams shall be constituted who will work towards identifying the causes and the remedial measures for the total eradication of the menace.

While exhorting upon the concerned officers to work in coordination, ADC said that main motive of celebrating the week is to generate awareness among different sections about drug abuse. He said that drug addiction has an adverse impact on the society especially on our young generation besides terming remedial measures to be taken as the need of hour.

Meanwhile, ADC emphasized upon the concerned agencies to work on the root cause of the evil and took appropriate initiatives with regard to the counseling as well as the rehabilitation of the addicts. He urged upon different stakeholders to play a participative role in this regard. Moreover, it was informed that a drug de-addiction centre had been established by the police department in old hospital Baramulla where the addicts are being provided with the necessary counseling and guidance so that they are relieved from the evil.

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