A report on celebrating
INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST ‘DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING’
On account of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ the students of Gahlot Institute of Pharmacy along with three faculty members attended the event organised by the NGO ‘Vision Rescue’ on 26th June 2015 at Karnataka Sangh Auditorium , Matunga (W). The programme was conducted in order to enlighten the young generation about dangerous consequences of drug abuse and to guide the audience about illicit trafficking of psychotropic drugs.
Biju Thampy, founder of Vision Rescue introduced the event by motivational speech. Further the event was inaugurated by Dr. Harshdeep Kamble, Commissioner, FDA, government of Maharashtra and Mr. Namdev Chauvhan, DCP, antinarcotics cell, Mumbai by lighting up the lamp. People who serve this noble purpose were awarded by these chief guests. Dr. Harshdeep Kamble addressed students about impact of drug abuse on social well being and how the young generation can contribute to eradicate such malpractices. The students were also guided about ‘illicit trafficking’ by Mr. Namdev Chauvhan. The skit performed by the volunteers of Vision Rescue on Drug Abuse and it’s side effects created an impact among the audience. This cause was supported by Benny Dayal and Funktuation band from Madras who performed for the event and created a sense of enthusiasm among all.
The event was a great success as this message was effectively conveyed to the students of various schools and colleges from all over Mumbai.