ROB'S aware­ness cam­paign con­cludes

The Northlines - - HILL DISTRICT - NL COR­RE­SPON­DENT RA­JOURI, JAN 11

The three day long aware­ness cam­paign of Re­gional Out­reach Bureau (ROB), Union Min­istry of In­for­ma­tion & Broad­cast­ing con­cluded with day­long pro­gramme on the theme 'Drug Abuse And Its Ill Ef­fects' here today at ITI Gov­ern­ment In­dus­trial Train­ing In­sti­tute, Ra­jouri .

A se­ries of IEC ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing Draw­ing com­pe­ti­tion, Pre­sen­ta­tion of Skits and Mimes, Ex­pert lec­tures and a sem­i­nar were held dur­ing the event.

Prin­ci­pal Govt. ITI, Sa­j­jad Ah­mad Naqueeb, DYSP Hqrs, Govind Rat­tan, Med­i­cal Of­fi­cer Man­jakot, Dr Vikas Sharma, Su­per­vi­sor ITI Man­zoor Hus­sain, Per­former, ROB, Jammu Ram Lal and other staff mem­bers were present on the oc­cas­sion. Speak­ers on the oc­ca­sion urged the stu­dents and the teach­ers to come for­ward and con­trib­ute to­wards the fight against drug me­nace. They said that drug abuse is a curse for the so­ci­ety as it af­fects the fam­ily and so­cial life of the ad­dicted per­son. He also en­light­ened the gath­er­ing about NDPS Act.

They en­light­ened the stu­dents about ill ef­fects of drug abuse on hu­man body. He said that drugs are harm­ful to the health when they are used in ex­cess and for a pro­longed pe­riod of time. Drug ad­dic­tion is an ad­dic­tion if a per­son con­sumes it for at least two years reg­u­larly and is not able to leave it even if he wishes to. A cul­tural pro­gramme, draw­ing com­pe­ti­tion and a sem­i­nar were the main at­trac­tions of the pro­gramme. The Stu­dents were awarded first, second and third prizes for their par­tic­i­pa­tion in draw­ing com­pe­ti­tion. The reg­is­tered troupe of ROB pre­sented theme based folk items to en­ter­tain the au­di­ence.

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