Udhampur : To sensitise the youth about the harmful effects of drug abuse, District Police Udhampur, in collaboration with District Information Centre organised a youth awareness event under “NashaMuktAbhiyan” here in JK Public Higher Secondary School on Tuesday.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Dr Vinod Kumar, District Information Officer, Rajinder Kr Digra, DSP Dar, Station House Officer, PSI Pallvi Rajput and other officers/officials of Police and Ayush Department besides Management Committee, staff members and students of the school attended the programme.
Addressing the students, SSP Udhampur stressed on the need to sensitise the people about the bad effects of drug addiction, adding that the students have to play a pivotal role to curb this menace which has grabbed the whole world. He said that the main objective of organizing this awareness programme was to reach out to masses and spread awareness about the impact of drug abuse on the individuals as well as on the society. He spoke in detail on different aspects of narcotics & addiction and other important aspects related to drug abuse. He reiterated that drug abuse has become a major social concern and youth are at a very vulnerable end and can fall in its trap anytime and urged upon the school management and teachers to pay more attention towards children and take proactive steps to prevent them from falling prey to the disaster of drug addiction.
The Management Committee of the School appreciated the steps taken by Udhampur Police to curb the menace of drug abuse from the society and urged the Department to hold more such interactive sessions in the school.