Drug de-addiction week concludes at Baramulla

The drug de-addiction week concluded here in north Kashmir on Sunday.

The District Development Commissioner Baramulla G N Itoo presided over valedictory function held at St Joseph Higher Secondary school Baramulla. SSP Baramulla, members of school management, senior citizens, representatives of various NGOs and students attended the programme.

The speakers on the occasion deliberated on the ill effects of drug abuse and highlighted the need of taking preventive measures to eradicate the menace of drugs and other social evils in the district.

Expressing satisfaction over the success of the campaign, the DDC Itoo said that a number of programmes including seminars, rallies, painting competitions, skits and other variety programmes were carried across the district during the week long campaign. He said that these programmes were organised at various schools, public places and other institutions. “Al these programmes were witnessed by thousands of people which is a good sign,” the DDC said. The drug de-addiction week was formally inaugurated by the DDC on 29 April when he flagged-off a big rally from DC office Baramulla.