Kolkata:- Rescuer of 2 Bn NDRF, Kolkata celebrated “International Day against Drugs Abuse & Illicit Trafficking” at its RRC Kolkata, RRC Siliguri, RRC Pokyang, and Bn HQ with enthusiasm. The theme of this trafficking is “Share Facts On Drugs, Save Lives”.
Social responsibilities and have played an active role in contributing to the national causes. Understanding the common concern that drug abuse is undercutting traditional values and threatening the existence of families and communities 2 Bn NDRF observed this day to educate the local populace about the ill-effects of this menace and spread awareness amongst them to maintain distance from this labyrinth. The day as an event is celebrated worldwide with much. Conscious flavor to make people aware and emphasize the hazards of drug addiction and illegal trafficking. A problem that is a major deterrent to humanity and a poison to the well-being of the youth, in particular, poses greater problems to the socio-economic and political stability of a nation as also disturbing the sustainable development of a nation.
On the occasion Sh. Gurminder Singh, Commandant addresses the rescuers and said that Teenagers and Young adults are primarily most vulnerable to using illicit drug. The prevalence of drug use among young people is more than twice in comparison to the general population as at this age, peer pressure to experiment with an illicit drug is strong. Also, those who take drugs tend to be not aware of the health risks involved.