Sunday, Date: Mar 26, 2023 Time: 5:45 pm

MCM holds pledge ceremony on Nasha Mukt Bharat

Chandigarh : Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh organised a Pledge ceremony as part of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. The aim of the ceremony was to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a sustainable world free of substance abuse. The pledge was administered to the male staff members of the college by Mr. Kuldeep Singh, Suprintendent (Administration) at the college, wherein everyone vowed to stay away from drugs and to make efforts to make India a drug free country. Student representatives also participated and generated awareness by displaying posters on anti-drugs theme.
Speaking on this occasion, Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava said that drug addiction is an issue of grave concern, especially among the younger generation, and has detrimental impact not only on the individual concerned but on the society as a whole. She added that in this digital era, the definition of addiction has evolved to include tech addiction, and sensitisation programmes aimed at preventing the addiction can be the most effective strategy to counter this problem.

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