Drug – De-addiction awareness camp was organized in Central Jail Jammu Kotbhalwal in collaboration with J&K Society for promotion of Youth and Masses, (Mashwara) Purkhoo under the directions of Director General of Police, Prisons J&K Jammu S. K. Mishra.
The programme started with poster exhibition on drug abuse and its ill effects. All Jail inmates and Prison Staff participated in the Drug abuse programme
Later on awareness speech regarding Psychotropic Drugs and its ill effect on different parts of the body was given by Project Director, Pallavi Singh. Medical Officer, Mashwara Kendra & Programme Officer, Navneet Kour highlighted the relation between HIV and Drug abuse.
A Drawing competition was organized among the Jail inmates regarding ill effects of Drug Abuse. Convict P. Parshotam, stood first, Convicts Harmeet Singh and Roshan Lal, stood second and third. Prizes were distributed to the winners by Dinesh Sharma, Superintendent Jail and Project Director Pallavi Singh.
Superintendent Jail Dinesh Sharma and Dr. Nipun Kalsotra also spoke on the Drug abuse and its ill effects. Vote of Thanks was presented by Dr. Rajinder Kumar.