VICTORY AGAINST DRUG ADDICTION

             VICTORY AGAINST DRUG ADDICTION

   POST GRADUATE GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, 

                   SECTOR 46, CHANDIGARH

 


The Drug De-addiction Programme (DDAP) was initiated in 1988 under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India with the objectives to provide easily accessible and evidence-based treatment for all substance use disorders through the government health care facilities and to build the capacities of health care staff in recognition and management of substance use disorders. So, as an initiative to eradicate drug menace, our society provides insight to the students of the college abstaining them from the habit of drugs.
 
GOVERNING MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY  

1.  MR. RIPAN GROVER, CONVENOR

2. MRS. POOJA SAREEN, MEMBER

3. DR. RITU SARSOHA, MEMBER


VISION AND VALUES

 The society ushers the vision and values towards building a just and humane society and our college as its platform.

OBJECTIVES

1. To circulate the message of the drug menace in the country and beyond.

2. To create awareness on 'Drug Deaddiction' amongst college students and in the public through multiple available means.

3. To inculcate socially and legally accepted norms and values in the students mental faculty, with the pious intention to keep them away from the influence of drugs.

OUTCOMES

1. Society has been successful in reaching out to college students and the public in spreading awareness programmes against drugs.

2. Students in substantial numbers have been convinced to abstain from the habit of drugs.

3. Students have been involved in to fight against this drug menace through competitions.

4. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, students have been made aware through different modes of the terrible consequences/ramifications of drug consumption, storing and transactions.

ACTIVITIES OF DRUG DEADDICTION SOCIETY, 2020-21

 1. Essay writing, Poster Making and Slogan writing competition was organized by drug deaddiction society in January 2021 on the menace of drugs and awareness against it. Event was organised by Dr. Sunakar Patra, convenor and Ms. Pooja Sareen, Dr. Renu Bala and Dr. Meenakshi Madaan (Members).

2. The Drug Deaddiction Society of Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46, Chandigarh to observe International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on 26th June, 2021 took a pledge on ‘Say Yes to life, No to drugs’. So, with an aim to spread awareness about the global drug problem and eliminating drug misuse College Faculty and Students of PGGC 46 very joyfully joined the pledge to combat the social menace of drug prevailing in the society. Dr. Sunakar Patra, Convenor and Ms. Pooja Sareen, Member of Drug Deaddiction Society moderated the oath taking ceremony.



3. Drug deaddiction society, PGGC46 organised a National Webinar on the topic Decoding Drug Issues Amidst the Pandemic and Youth Outreach on 11th June 2021. Narender Singh, Senior Public Prosecutor, Special Crime Branch, CBI, Chandigarh; Dr. Monica Munjial Singh, Chairperson, Centre for Social Work, PU; and Dr. Lalitendu Jagatdeb, Executive Director, Chaitanya Kasyap Foundation, New Delhi; were the speakers. They discussed various drug related issues and the government initiatives to help drug abusers to eradicate this menace and assisting the existing victims in successful rehabilitation. The session was followed by an interactive session with the experts. Event was coordinated by Dr. Sunakar Patra and organised by Ms. Pooja Sareen(moderator and organisor) and Dr. Renu Bala (organisor) and Dr. Meenakshi Madaan(organisor).
 

ACTIVITIES OF DRUG DEADDICTION SOCIETY, 2021-22

1.  An online orientation Programme was organised by Drug deaddiction society for the first year B. Com. , B.A., B.C.A and M.Com. students of the college on 2nd November to make them aware about the society, its members and the objective of the society. Students were motivated to participate in various activities to curb the menace by Ms. Pooja Sareen, member and organisor. Programme was coordinated by Mr. Ripan Grover, Convenor. 

2. Drug deaddiction society of Post Graduate Government College organised an online inter college poster making competition on the theme  “Significance of drug free society ”on 24th January. Around 30 students from different colleges participated in this event. Students demonstrated their creativity, insight and art through their posters. Principal of the college, Dr. Abha Sudarshan urged the students to take a healthy route for a happier and fulfilling life. Mr. Ripan Grover coordinated the event which was organised by Dr. Ritu Sarsoha, Member. Prize winners of the competition were Prabhjot Kaur, B.Com. II, SGGS26, Chd. (1st Prize), Nazia Ansari, B.A. III, PGGC46, Chd. (2nd Prize) and Mamta, B.A. III, Pggc46, Chd. (3rd Prize).



3. As per the directions of Narcotics Control Bureau an anti drug e pledge “Say Yes to life, No to drugs” was taken to increase the awareness about ill effects of drug abuse and motivate the nation towards drug free life by all the teachers along with their family members and students of the college from 22nd February to 28th February, 2022 as a mission mode awareness drive.

4. The Drug Deaddiction Society of Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46, Chandigarh to observe International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking screened two documentaries and students and staff also took a pledge on ‘Say Yes to life, No to drugs’. The Chief guest of the event Dr. Abha Sudarshan applauded the efforts of the society. She said that inspite of coherent and seamless global cooperation to achieve a drug-free society to eliminate the illicit production and non-medical use of drugs the drug use in India and specially in Punjab continues to grow unabated. So, with an aim to spread awareness about the global drug problem and eliminating drug misuse two documentaries on the topic “Nasha, Shahar Kasba” and “Nasha Barbadi hai” were screened. The College Faculty and Students of PGGC 46 also joined the pledge against drugs to combat the social menace of drug prevailing in the society. Ripan Grover, Convenor, Dr. Ritu Sarsoha, Member and Pooja Sareen, Member of Drug Deaddiction Society moderated the oath taking ceremony.




5. An awareness drive on the topic "Drug abuse among youth"  was organised on June 15 with an aim to sensitize the students to live a drug free life and to curb the menance of substance abuse among the youth. 35 students attended the drive. The program was organised by the program coordinator Ripan Grover, convenor and Pooja Sareen, Member. 



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