The District Administration of Sriangar has already launched mission Wapsi for those youth who have become drug addicted.
While highlighting the need of conducting mass awareness programs and contribution of society at large in curbing the menace of substance/drug abuse, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar urged the young participants to work actively and extend their support to Administration in containing the drug peddling and break the supply chain so that timely action against the culprits involved in the hazardous trade of drugs is taken to make Srinagar a Drugs Free District. the DC also urged youth of the District to join hands in fight against drug abuse to safeguard our present and future generations
He mentioned Addiction Treatment Facility (ATF) Centres established in the District to fight against drug menace and mitigate the sufferings of the persons struggling with addiction through proper counselling and rehabilitation measures. He also said that the victims are also being provided treatment facilities at IMHANS, at SMHS and Kathi Darwaza Badamwari besides being taken care through Tele Counselling facilities from the Administration.
He distributed Mementos and Certificates of Appreciation among the students who have actively participated in anti-drug IEC activities.
Besides, Principal GDC, Bemina, Prof Nazir Ahmad Simnani, Programme Officer, ICDS, Zeenat Ara, District Social Welfare Officer, Srinagar, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, the programme was attended by Staff and Students of the College, Officers of DSWO, Experts from Kashmir University and other concerned Departments.