Crescent Kashmir

Zero tolerance

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Recently Deputy Commissioner Srinagar held the district level meeting on Prevention of Drug Abuse & Narcotics Trade.

He said that there is zero tolerance policy against drugs and the government is going to save the youth from this menace.

He said menace of Drugs is non-negotiable and stressed on adopting zero tolerance against the drug abuse. He also called the members of NCORD Committee to keep vigil on vulnerable places to prevent spread of drugs.

He called for attacking the societal issue of drug menace from both supply and demand sides to contain the drug peddling and break the supply chain. He also stressed upon the Officers of all the line Departments to further intensify the deterrence measures to control the harmful effects of drug menace so that youth is discouraged from tempting towards drugs.

He urged the concerned to intensify the IEC campaign for awareness of target groups. He stressed on engaging proper resource persons/experts in seminars so that the target group is educated about the harmful effects of the substance abuse in an impactful manner.

He asked the all stakeholder Departments to further strengthen the intelligence network by keeping proper vigil around suspected hotspots to crack whip on the menace of drugs in District.

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