SAMBA, SEPTEMBER 28: District Hub for Empowerment of Women (DHEW), Mission Shakti organized an awareness programme on Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan, here in the Government Higher Secondary School, Vijaypur under the aegis of District Social Welfare Department.
The programme was conducted under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Samba, Anuradha Gupta and attended by more than 60 students of the school.
During the programme, Dr. Ruchi Thakur, Women Welfare Officer, DHEW, Mansi Abrol and Ritika Banotra (District Coordinator, DHEW) informed that the main aim of the programme was to sensitize the youth including students on the ill effects of drugs.
Earlier, the speakers gave a brief introduction of DHEW, Mission Shakti and its functioning including various Women Centric and Government Welfare Schemes in vogue for Empowerment of women.
The District Coordinators also briefed the students about schemes currently active in the Department of Social Welfare such as One Stop Centre (SAKHI), ICPS, Women helpline 181, Child Helpline etc.
Dr. Nahida, resource person from (DRP resident) DH Samba, elaborated on abuse of drugs and their ill effects on the health of Children. She sensitised them about the different drives conducted jointly by government departments to eradicate this evil form the society.
Pinky Sharma (AFHC counsellor DH Samba) conducted a counseling session on drug abuse for the students.
The School Principal, Fateh Singh informed that the conselling of the students was done from time to time and various constructive activities are also being carried out by the school to aware students about the ill effects of drugs including physical activities, sports, competition on poem recitation, speeches, debates etc.
A pledge against the use of drugs under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan was also administered to students.
Sakhi One Stop Centre staff, ICPS team and Social Welfare Department staff were also present on the occasion.
Doda MVD organises orientation cum counselling for Drivers of Govt vehicle, School Buses
DODA, SEPTEMBER 28: An Orientation Cum Counselling program for drivers of Government Vehicles & School Buses was organized by Motor Vehicles Department Doda here at district Police Lines.
The program was attended by about 50 drivers of different departments & Schools.
During the Programme, ARTO, Kuldeep Singh delivered a detailed lecture on the various Parameters of Road Safety to be adopted by drivers of the Govt Vehicles. He asked them to be a Role Model for the other drivers in terms of following Road Safety and individual safety and discipline.
He also briefed about the Road Safety Parameters to be followed by Drivers of the School Buses for the Safety and Security of the School going Children. He further explained to the school bus drivers about the danger zone while boarding & De-boarding the students.”You need to take extra care to ensure Safety of the Students’ he advised them. The ARTO also spoke about the Nasha Mukt Bhartat Abhiyan and stressed upon the drivers to stay away from any type of Drugs/intoxicant substances to lead a Healthy Life and Safety of the others.
He emphasises on following safe speed norms, avoiding use of cellphone while driving and wearing of seat belt. He also revealed the statistical figures of the Road Accident Scenario around the World, in our Country, in UT of J&K as well as in Doda District. He disclosed that there are about 17 deaths per hour in our Country and about 1.5 lakh deaths annually on Indian Roads due to Road Accidents. The alarming Figures of the Road Accidents were shared with the participants to sensitize them about the Road accidents and its ill- effects on our society.
Shoket Ali, Dy.SP (DAR) also attended the said program and addressed the participants on Road Safety and Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.
The program was conducted on the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Vishesh Paul Mahajan issued during the District Road Safety Committee Meeting held on 20-09-2022.