Drug menace is a big challenge for J&K administration and they are trying to make efforts to keep the areas drug free.
In this direction Deputy Commissioner Srinagar had a review meeting to make Srinagar a drug free district.
He said that Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan was launched to focus on institutional support and also on community outreach programmes to make society free from all kinds of harmful addictions like alcohol, drugs abuse etc.
He stressed upon the prevention and curability aspects of drug de-addiction so that youth would remain far away from the consumption of narcotic substances and simultaneously they are guided and rehabilitated under different self-employment schemes.
He emphasised for better coordination among all the line departments, stakeholders and Drug law enforcement agencies to keep a check on drug trafficking and related issues and ensure prompt sharing of inputs within all enforcement units so that timely action is taken against the drug peddlers for larger social and humanitarian causes.
He directed the concerned officers to ensure proper vigil in and around the schools/colleges to keep check on supply and use of drugs across the District.
He stressed on the need to make joint efforts to break the supply chain and demand for drugs in the district, besides to track the drug trafficking modules and tracing their source. He asked for disseminating detailed awareness about the ill effects of Drugs in educational Institutions and other important places by holding awareness workshops against the menace of drug abuse.