Fatehgarh Sahib. June.26, 2019: The International Day against Drugs & Illicit Trafficking was observed by the district civil and police administration jointly with much fanfare. To create awareness among the people awareness seminars were organised in educational institutions of the district, awareness rallies were taken out in the district besides this various sports activities and competitions were organised to promote sports among the youths. Parshant Goyal Deputy Commissioner and Amneet Kondal SSP presided over the functions organised at district level here today. They administer oath to all against drug use.
Addressing the seminar at Mata Gujri College Fatehgarh Sahib Deputy Commissioner Dr. Prashant Kumar Goyal said Drug addiction is not only the problem of a person or family, but it is the problem of the entire society, which is a big challenge for all of us in present scenario and if we did not waged a war collectively it will become a big curse for the present and future generations. He said that a master plan has been prepared by District Administration for complete eradication of drugs and making it a public movement, wherein participation of each cadre of society will be ensured.
SSP Amneet Kondal said that though the Police have launched aggressive campaign to eradicate the drugs menace but without the co-operation of the people nothing concrete can be achieved. She called upon the public to share the information about drug peddlers & addicts on her cell number and the informer’s identity will be kept secret.
Latter SSP flagged off an awareness rally in which drug addicts who are being treated at de addiction centers, Rehabilitation center and OOAT clinics, police personnel, staff of Sanjh Kendras, DAPOs, members of taxi union, Guardians of Governance and common people participated in large number.