World No Tobacco Day| Educational institutes hold awareness programme

World No Tobacco Day| Educational institutes hold awareness programme
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CUK organises programme against use of tobacco

Ganderbal: The World No Tobacco Day was observed in the departments of Zoology, Botany and Biotechnology in the School of Life Sciences, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) here on Tuesday.

The programme was attended by faculty members, research scholars and students. From the Zoology Department, faculty members Irfan Ahmed Noorani and Dr Javed Tantray, highlighted the importance of the day and impact of tobacco on human health and environment. From the biotechnology department, Dr. Owais Muhammad Bhat and Dr Saif Lone organised a lecture to raise awareness regarding the rampant tobacco consumption and its ill effects on human health. From the department of Botany, Dr Rafiq Lone, Dr. Shaista and Dr. Shanaz organised poster making activity among the students of the various departments. The programme concluded with a pledge on no smoking.

HKM Govt Degree College Bandipora holds awareness programme

Srinagar: Hassan Khoyihami Memorial Govt Degree College Bandipora in collaboration with District administration Bandipora and District Legal Services Authority Bandipora conducted an awareness program to mark the occasion of “World Anti-Tobacco Day”.

The main aim of the program was to raise the awareness among students about the health risks caused by the use of tobacco and its impact on environment. The program was attended by faculty, staff, and officials from District Administration Bandipora and District Legal Services Authority Bandipora, NSS Volunteers and students.

Dr Mohmad Amin Malik, Principal of the college, Fariqa Nazir Sub Judge/secretary Legal service Authority Bandipora , Dr. Nabeel Ishtyaq Mir, District Hospital Bandipora, Dr Ghulam Hassan, Assistant Professor Biochemistry of the College, Junaid Gayas (Counsellor), Dr Umair, Medical Officer spoke on the occasion.

Secretary/Sub-Judge, Fariqa Nazir spoke about the value of life and emphasised on the need to take care of one’s life. She said that students need to be sensitized about the harmful effects of tobacco use.

She briefed the audience about the individual cases related to tobacco and drug addiction “in our society” and said that one of the major reasons to conduct this program was to engage with the students of the college so that message will go to a broader section of the society.

Dr. Nabeel Ishtiaq Mir gave an overview of the Anti-tobacco day and its effects on human beings and the environment.

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