24th May, Mangan ( IPR): The first District Level Meeting of Narco Co-ordination Centre was held in the office of Distric Collector, Mangan today.
Along with DC Mangan,Shri. A.B. Karki, the meeting had the presence of ADC North, Shri. Sonam Lepcha, SP North, Shri. T. N. Gyatso, representatives of Northern Riders Motorcycle Club, Chathang Yargay Association and Pentok Welfare Association along with officials of concerned line departments.
The meeting was organised in order to discuss relevant data and presentation pertinent to works related in field of drug abuse management in the district. Effective coordination amongst the Drug law enforcement agencies as well as departments dealing with the supply, demand and harm reduction aspects of drugs problems was done.
DC, Mangan, in his address mentioned that such meetings regarding the drug issues will be conducted again and will require the involvement of Panchayats, Forest Department , Councillors, Hardware Shops and Chemists. He talked about the need to make the district Nasha Mukt and said that Gram Sabha will be held in rural areas and the GPU that will be declared Nasha Mukt, Drug free will be awarded