Bilal Ahmad

Nasha Mukt J&K: Drug awareness programme held in Sopore school

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Sopore: The Municipal Council (MC) Sopore under Nasha Mukt Jammu and Kashmir Abhiyaan (Drug Free India Campaign) conducted a drug awareness programme at Government High School Jamia Qadeem in Sopore on Saturday.
Students of different schools participated and took pledge to stay away from drugs and take active part in the drive against drug abuse.
The program was organized under the supervision and leadership of MC President Sopore Masrat Rasool Kar and Chief Executive Officer MC Sopore Tariq Ahmad Reshi.
On the the occasion Vice President MC Sopore Mohammed Yousuf Radu, ZEO Sopore Abdul Salam Dar, Sanitary Inspector Aijaz Ahmad, Food Inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Pandith, Hussain Jeelani, Abdul Majeed, Tariq Ahmad Bhat and Javeed Ahmad Bhat councillor others were also present.
A group of students shared an awareness message on drug abuse and ban on single use of plastics through skit and ladishah.
In her address, Masrat Rasool Kar briefed the participants, students about the threats of drug abuse and encouraged them to stay away from drugs and related narcotics.
She emphasized on adopting a healthy lifestyle, which shall ultimately lead to a much healthier society at large.
She also apprised the students, participants about the awareness programmes being organized to focus on the youth involvement in the social evil eradication programme floated by the Government of India and reach out to the target groups.
“It is the responsibility of all to accept those people who are on the wrong path. We need to guide them properly, council them as they are in need of love, care and proper guidance,” she said.
She appealed to parents to be serious about the future of their children and play an active role in making their career bright.
Headmaster Jamia Qadeem High school thanked MC President Masrat Rasool Kar for her efforts and hard work towards town and appealed to her to organise such awareness programs in near future as well.
On the occasion, a first anti-drug squad was formed by MC Sopore to check on anti-social activities and identify people who are involved in drugs and other illegal activities in the town.
MC President later chaired a meeting with sweepers at Dak Banglow Sopore and briefed them about their role in the centre organised Program “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan ”.
She said that sweepers can play an important role in saving the society from the illegal activities and can identify those people involved in wrong practices.
The president said that in such cases MC can take the lead in sending the people involved in wrong practices directly to the rehab center.

 

 


Bilal Ahmad

Bilal Ahmad is a reporter and covers city beat and sports, can be contacted bilal@kashmirvision.in.

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