To prevention of drug addiction, a meeting was held.

Chamoli: A meeting of the District Level Committee constituted under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, act was held under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana on Tuesday, for the prevention of drugs and to make the general public aware of its side effects.

All the departments should work with coordination to curb the trend of drugs. Campaign should be actively launched to stop drug trafficking and organize awareness programs in higher educational institutions. Activate the anti-drugs committee should formed in the schools district magistrate directed. He instructed that along with keeping a strict vigil on the medical stores, book sellers and shopkeepers, the education department should constitute a committee at the school level for regular counseling of the students suffering from drug abuse in the schools and the counseling of the students by the committee.

Social Welfare Department was directed to take action for arranging counselors and psychiatrists for the counseling of drug addicts and to seek cooperation of voluntary organizations to stop the increasing drug abuse. Forest and Revenue Department officials have been directed to keep their beat constables and village guards on patrol to keep an eye on cannabis, poppy and poppy cultivators and excise officers and excise inspectors to conduct surprise inspections at liquor shops in their area. Went. The District Magistrate said that the strictest action should be ensured against drug traffickers.

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