ADC Bandipora chairs meeting of District Level Committee under NCORD & COTPA
Bandipora : The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Waseem Raja on Friday chaired a meeting of District Level Committee under Narco- coordination centre and COTPA (Cigarette and Other Tobacco products Prohibition Act.)
Speaking on the occasion, the ADC said that Masjid Imams and PRIs have an important role in curbing drug menace and urged them to propagate ill effects of drug addiction among youth.
He asked the concerned officers to coordinate with PRIs, NGOs and civil society while carrying out their campaign to curb drug menace. Waseem Raja urged the parents to take responsibility and monitor the activities of their children to keep them away from drugs.
He highlighted the importance of parental counseling in curbing the menace. He stressed on intensive awareness among masses to make them aware regarding drug abuse. He also mentioned the importance of the de Addiction treatment facility for enabling those involved in drugs to return to normal life.
The meeting was attended by ACD Bandipora, BDOs, Tehsildars, CEO Municipal Council Bandipora, Executive Engineer R&B and PHE, SDPO Bandipora, Range Officer Forest and other concerned officers.