IMPHAL: Under the initiatives of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, government of India, the Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign (NBC), Thoubal has organized a district level awareness programme on “Substance and Alcohol Abuse” at Brighter Home, IRCA, Thoubal Sabaltongba Awang Leikai on Wednesday.
In a press release the signed by Secretary/SRDO, S. Biren Singh the NBC, Thoubal informed that during the discussion on prevention of alcohol and drug abuse the speakers exhorted the participants not to make drugs a part of their life. The NBC was appreciated for organizing such an awareness programme by the participants.
During the session resource person Arambam Kameshwar Singh highlighted the prevailing situation of alcohol and drug substances abuse among the youths in the State. He emphasized the need for developing a firm and strong will to abstain from drug usage and become a role model to others for not falling into the clutches of drugs.
Resource person Yumnam Laksman Singh also expressed that this campaign is modeled on eight steps for eradicating the menace of drug abuse from the society. He motivated all the inmates of the centre and gave ideas about the award which is given to the clients who freed themselves from the drugs and did good work towards eradicating drugs from society