International Day against Drug Abuse & Illegal Trafficking observed at Katra

KATRA: International Day against Drug Abuse & Illegal Trafficking was observed with zeal and enthusiasm by district administration and Drugs & Food Administration. The celebration was held to highlight ill effects of drugs and to spread awareness about cultural and economic loss due to drug abuse. The theme of this year's event was ‘Health for Justice, Justice for Health'.

Additional District Development Commissioner Reasi, Ramesh Chander flagged off an awareness rally along with SDM Katra, Ashok Kumar. The rally was particularly aimed to address the youth and students. The rally started from Bus Stand Katra and culminated at Municipal Office Katra after passing through the entire town. A Nukkad Natak based on drug abuse was also presented.

Tehsildar Katra, Sunil Sharma; AD Tourism Katra, Umesh Shan; Assistant Labour Commissioner, Pradyot Gupta; President Katra MC, Vimal Indu; ADC (Drugs), Mohd Iqbal Pala; Drug Inspector Reasi, Gagan Bhardwaj; Drug Inspector Jammu, Amit Bali and Amit Mahajan; Chief Education Officer, Nirmal Choudhary; ARTO Reasi, Shammi Sharma; Headmaster Government Girls High School, Rattan Lal; Principal, New Shishu Vidya Mandir High School, Aditya Sadotra, students and members of Chemists Association Katra were present at the rally.

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