District Admin conducts awareness programme on Nasha Mukht Bharat Abhiyan at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, June 20: A day long sensitization programme on Nasha Mukht Bharat Abhiyan for Drivers and Conductors was organized by District Administration Udhampur in collaboration with Department of Social Welfare Udhampur here at Conference Hall DC Office Complex Udhampur.

 Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur Sachin Kumar Vaishya presided over the programme on the occasion.

While addressing the programme, the DC asked the drivers and conductors to sensitize the passengers and advised them for pasting Nasha Mukht poster on their vehicles for general awareness. He emphasized on the psychological impacts of drug abuse on the addicts as well as on their families. The DC added that the aim of the programme was to spread awareness amongst the people in general and youth in particular to take necessary steps for curbing the drug abuse.

He exhorted upon the participants to cooperate in making “Nash Mukt Abhiyan” a great success in Udhampur district.

He said that the District Administration is committed to create a drug-free environment in the District and will continue to take all necessary steps to achieve this goal. District Administration also launched National toll free helpline no 14446 stickers to be pasted on matadors running across length and breadth of district.

Later, the District Officers and participants took a pledge to make the community drug-free.

 Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Joginder Singh Jasrotia, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Rafiq Ahmed Jaral, SDM, Ramnagar, Shishir Gupta, SDM, Chenani, Parvaiz Naik, District Social Welfare Officer, Kanika Gupta and other officers besides drivers and conductors attended the programme.