Jammu : Intensifying its campaign against menace of drug addiction, Team Jammu in collaboration with Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA) today organized a special seminar on “Role of Woman Fraternity” to mobilize females to save youth from the yoke of drugs.
Wife of a senior police officer of J&K, Dr Shabnam Mir, who represented PWWA, was the chief guest in the function which was presided over by Zorawar Singh Jamwal, chairman of Team Jammu.
Dr Chand Trehan, eminent psychologist, Dr Rakesh Behl, Associate Professor (GMC&H) and Dr Mohammad Muzafer Khan, Director, Police De-Addiction Center, PCR, Kashmir, were the main speakers who drew light on ‘Dos and Donts’ to check drug abuse among youth. They also guided mothers, sisters and wives about how to handle such cases, if detected in a family.
Women from different fields of life including doctors, teachers, professionals, Government employees, private entrepreneurs and house wives attended the function in a huge number. Noted Dogri writer, Thakur Randhir Singh Raipuria, who was also present, presented the picture of Jammu through his satirical couplets in Dogri.
Addressing the mega gathering of women, Zorawar Singh Jamwal said, “You have to play very important role in saving our younger generation from this deadly menace because without your support we cannot make society free from drug addiction”. He urged the women and informed the gathering that Team Jammu has launched an aggressive campaign against drug addiction because this menace is taking lives of our younger generation.
He appealed the women to shoulder their responsibility of making Jammu free from the deadly drugs because certain authorities on their respective parts have failed to keep a check on this menace.
Dr Shabhnam Mir, while speaking on the occasion, assured all cooperation to Team Jammu from PWWA. Dr Rakesh Behl educated women about symptoms of drug addicts.