ANTI DRUG CAMPAIGN INITIATED BY CABINET MINISTER IN GURUHARSAHAI

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The Cabinet Minister along with SSP Pritam Singh and others ministering oath against the drugs.

Ferozepur, August 7, 2018: To save the youth of Punjab from the deadly clutches of drugs, the state government is leaving no stone unturned. On one side the police is tightening the noose of the drug smugglers and on the other hand the villagers are being made aware through DAPO (Drug Abuse Prevention Officers) Committees at the village level, this was stated by the Cabinet Minister of Punjab Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi during Anti Drug Campaign programme launched at a Nursing college situated at Guruharsahai Giving details, Dr. Pawan Aggarwal, Chairman of the local Aggarwal College of Nursing said that the college administration has adopted four villages of the region. He said that the students of the college will go to these villages and will identify the drug addicts in these villages. “Later these drug addicts will be admitted in their nursing college and hospital where they will be encouraged to leave the drugs and to join the mainstream”, said Dr. Aggarwal. He said that the management of the college has fixed target to make these four villages “Free from Drug Addiction”. On this occasion Rana Sodhi assured every possible help to the management of the college for this noble cause.
Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi appreciated the efforts being made by the college authorities. He said that the youth should be made aware against the drugs by organizing seminars at the cluster level. “We have also given strict instructions to the police to take stern action against the accused who are involved in drug smuggling”, said Rana Sodhi.
Sodhi also inaugurated the project to construct the Community Centre worth Rs. 41.5 Lakh at Village Mohan Ke Uthar in Guruharsahai.
On this occasion, Pritam Singh SSP, Kuldip Bawa SDM Ferozepur and others were present.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018