UDHAMPUR: The Red Ribbon Club of Government College for Woman Udhampur on Monday celebrated ‘International Youth Day’, 2018 in collaboration with J&K State AIDS Control Society.
Speaking on the occasion, District Development Commissioner Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar stated that such awareness programmes in educational institutions go a long way in sensitizing the youth about various social issues like drug addiction, AIDS etc.
Principal of the College, Dr Chander Shekher advised the students to concentrate on their studies and refrain from indulging in drug addiction and contribute towards building peace and fighting against social evils.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Rayees Mohammad Bhat as resource person delivered a lecture on drug abuse, addiction to drugs, their causes, effects and control measures.
A short movie on Drug addiction made by J&K police was also screened to sensitize the students about the deadly consequences of drug abuse and their roll in curbing the menace.
On the occasion, a poster making competition was organized on the theme – “Stop the AIDS” in which 28 students of the college participated. Prof Ashni Devi, Prof Brinder Kumar and Prof Suneel Singh Barheyan were the jury members.
Ragunandika (Sem-V), Archa Kurup (Sem-I) and Neha (Sem-I) were adjudged 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.