Hold PCPG meeting at Bhalla
Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, June 25: Police in collaboration with Health & Eco Club of GDC Doda organized an awareness programme on “Drug Abuse” at Govt Degree College Doda. A power point presentation and a video showing Drug Abuse, its causes, consequences and treatment was shown to the students of GDC Doda.
The main objective of the programme was to draw the attention of students of GDC Doda with regard to Drug Abuse. Programme was held under the overall supervision of SSP Doda Shabir Ahmed Malik, and was organised by ASP Hqrs Doda Master Popsy. The programme was attended by Shafqat Rafiqui, Principal Govt. Degree College Doda, Prof. Babu Ram, HOD Chemistry, Dr. Akhtar Hussain, Dr. Imtiyaz Ahmed, Prof. Bashir Ahmed, Manoj Kumar, DySP Hqrs. Doda, Sachin Sharma, DySP Prob. Doda Drug Counsellor Baljeet Singh, other officers of Police, faculty members and approx. 450 students of Govt Degree College Doda were present on the occasion.
Drug Counsellor Baljeet Singh interacted with the students through a .ppt. and a video in which he stressed upon the Drug Abuse, its causes, consequences and treatment. Sachin Sharma Prob. DySP also interacted with the students and addressed them regarding the ill effects of drug menace. He also urged the students to spread awareness about the menace of drug abuse in the society so as to uproot this social evil from the society. Prof. Bashir Ahmed of GDC Doda also delivered a moral lecture on Drug Abuse to the students.
Master Popsy ASP Hqrs Doda while speaking on the occasion appealed the students to refrain from drug menace, which has eaten the vitals of the society. He cited the example to the students by stating that as a seed cannot be grown on a barren land, similarly an unwilling person cannot stay away from the evil of drugs until he/ she has will to say ‘No’ to drugs. Dr Shafqat Rafiqui Principal GDC Doda also expressed his views on drug abuse and thanked the District Police, Doda for organizing such an informative programme in Govt Degree College, Doda.
Besides, District Police, Doda also organised awareness programme on drug abuse at Thathri. Programme was organised by Adil Rishu, SDPO Bhaderwah and Raj Singh Goria, ASP Bhaderwah on the direction of SSP Doda. The rally was organized by SHO Thathri Suresh Gautam. Hundreds of students participated in the rally which commenced from Govt. Boys High School Thathri and culminated at main market Chowk Thathri. During the rally, the participants raised various slogans on ill effects of drug addiction among youth. Police officers interacted with students and discussed about drug menace.
Moreover, Doda Police also distributed pamphlets on Drug Abuse among several schools of Bhaderwah town and also held a PCPG meeting with the prominent citizens as well as students of Bhaderwah and Bhalla in which the District Police Doda urged the citizens to refrain their wards from social evils especially Drug Abuse. The citizens of Bhaderwah town reciprocated by stating that they are in equal cooperation with District Police, Doda in this movement of drug eradication from the society.