Updated on 5 Feb 2021, 8:48 pm
A one-day awareness programme on drugs entitled ‘Community Outreach and Identification on Dependent Population’ was conducted at Advance Intermediate College, Moirang Thamnapokpi Bishnupur on Friday.
The programme, held as a part of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign Bishnupur district, started with the aim to make the district free from drugs menace. It was organised in view the reopening of educational institutions in the post COVID-19 unlock situation.
The speakers stressed that for controlling the drug menace, the community should become aware about issues faced by drug users with empathy and help bring the users at Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts (IRCA) which is a MSJE supported centre to avail free treatment and counseling services.
At the end of the programme, the gathering declared the Advance Intermediate College to be free of psychoactive substances (drugs) and addictive substances which are harmful to physical and mental health.
The function was attended by Bishnupur DSWO J Jotish Singh DSWO; Chief functionary of Social Upliftment Association K Pradipkumar; secretary of PARAD L Suranjay and vice-principal of the college Dineswor Singh as presidium members.