Govt. Polytechnic College, Jammu

Government Polytechnic Jammu Organised Awareness Seminar on Drug Addiction


Government Polytechnic Bikram Chowk Jammu organised a seminar in the college Auditorium in collaboration with District Police department Jammu to spread awareness on drug abuse. Sh Tejinder Singh SSP Jammu, Sh Vinay Sharma, SP South Jammu, Dr Sunniya A. Wani, SDPO Gandhinagar were the resource person from the Police Department.

Er Arun Bangotra, Principal of the institution, in his welcome address draw the attention of all the students and staff to the widespread prevalence of drugs and its negative ill effect on mental and physical growth of Body, social life and family life.

Sh Tejinder Singh, SSP Jammu advised the students to channelize energy in sporting activities to make their future better. He defined Drug Addiction as a compulsive seeking behaviour which is difficult to control and it’s also a physical and psychological dependency towards the drug. He also highlighted that the journey of any addiction begins with the “use” and develops into “abuse” and very quickly graduates to becoming an addiction.

Sh Vinay Sharma, SP South shared various reasons for people resorting to drugs viz peer pressure, relief from Stress, Increase energy, Recreational purpose and status in the society etc. He also explained about how drug affects our body, social life and family life. He gave the students tips on the harmful effects of drugs.

The College staff was also told about their roles and responsibilities to prevent the students from drug addiction.

Er Jasdeep Kaur conducted the proceeding of the programme and presented the vote of thanks.

Others who were present on the occasion were Er. Inderjeet Singh, Workshop Supdt, Er. K.S Bhatia, HOD Mechanical, Er. Zia-ul Haq Kohli, HOD Computer Er. Rajesh Gupta, HOD Automobile, Er. Sanjay Gupta, HOD Electrical, staff and students of the college.

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