29 Jan 2022-Nasha Mukt Samaj Abhiyan

Delhi, 24th January 2022. ‘Awareness on Alcoholic Addiction and Drug Abuse among Youth’, a webinar as part of the “Nasha Mukth Samaj Abhiyan Andolan” campaign was hosted by Don Bosco Technical Institute, Okhla, New Delhi, on 24th January 2022. The honourable Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India Shri Kaushal Kishore was the Chief Guest of the program. He is representing Mohan Lalganj constituency, Lucknow, Utter Pradesh.

“If young people make a promise not to use drugs, India will undoubtedly become a drug-free and self-sufficient nation”, reiterated Shri Kaushal. Subsequently the students and staff of Don Bosco Technical Institute, Okhla took an oath administered by the Minister to abstain from drugs and alcohol as well as to promote campaign against the use of drugs and alcoholism in the society. The management and staff of DBTI Okhla commit not only in skilling India in the field of Mechanical, Computer and Printing Technology, but nurture their students to be good human beings and honest citizens.

Nasha Mukth Bharat Abhihyan (NMBA) was formulated and launched by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment which is the Nodal Ministry of Drug Demand Reduction on 15th August 2020, in 272 Districts across 32 states/union Territories identified as moist vulnerable in terms of usage of drugs in the country. As of now, the Ministry has covered more than 55 thousand institutions in India. Under the egis of The Vice Chancellor of Central University of Haryana, Professor Tankeshwar Kumar, the University has completed this campaign in about 50 universities, colleges and schools across the country.

Mr Mahesh Chand Godla, senior instructor gave the welcome address at the outset. Br. Tom C.J. the principal of Don Bosco Technical Institute, Okhla welcomed the minister and introduced him to the staff and students. Mr. Akshat Khan convened and moderated the program. Mr. Nishan Singh who coordinated the program proposed the vote of thanks. It was an enriching input session which gave an impetus to everyone to work for a Nasha Mukth society.

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