Army holds seminar over Drug abuse

Shadow Correspondent
RAJOURI, FEB 08:
With an aim to aware the society and especially the university going students about the ill-effects of drugs and a need to follow a multi dimensional policy in war against drugs menace, Rashtriya Rifles today organised a seminar in the campus of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University of Rajouri. In this seminar special guests from different sections of society and of state as well as national level recognition took part who also addressed the programme and include Retired IPS officer from Punjab, Shashi Kant, Chairman of Team Jammu (A group of youth running fight against drugs from Jammu) Zorawar Singh Jamwal, IGP Technical PHQ J&K Johnny William.
Besides this Vice Chancellor of BGSBU Prof. Javed Masarat and DIG Police Rajouri – Poonch range, Uttam Chand, Sumit Bhargav representing media side from Rajouri and some representatives from students side also addressed.
All the speakers while categorising the issue of drugs menace as grave termed it a root cutter of society which should be checked at any cost to save future generations.
Speakers also called for a multi dimensional approach to deal with the situation which involves stringent action against the peddlers and rehabilitation and de-addiction of addicted youth through government help.
Army informed that small level awareness camps on village level on their part are a routine affair aimed to make aware the people of rural pockets against drugs menace and now army is also holding such awareness programmes in educational institutions to keep students away from this problem.

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