Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Sunday launched the ‘Sahulat Office App’ in Udhampur district for streamlining the functioning of public grievance cell (PGC).
The police also formally released a short movie on drug addiction titled ‘Ujadta chaman’ at a function organised at Sher-e-Kashmir Police Academy (SKPA) in Udhampur.
“Drug addiction and substance abuse affects the capabilities and energies of youth and it is the responsibility of all stakeholders to work together and eradicate the growing menace, which has risen to an alarming level in modern society,” Additional Director General of Police and director Sher-e-Kashmir Police Academy, Udhampur, Suleman Salaria said.
Salaria along with Inspector General of Police, Jammu, S D Singh Jamwal launched the app and released the movie which was directed by Rahul Sharma and produced by the state police, the spokesperson said.
“We would have to address the major reasons which lead the youth to take drugs, besides de-addicting the drug users,” the IGP said.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police realising its social responsibility has taken initiatives for the physical and mental development of the youth of the state, he said.
Besides its professional duties, the police has been working for drug de-addiction centres, he said and stressed for joint efforts by all stakeholders, especially parents, to overcome the menace and save youngsters from drug consumption.
Later, the IGP visited district police lines, Udhampur, and dedicated the newly-constructed police martyrs memorial and also inaugurated a podium for general use of police and various sports and cultural activities, the spokesperson said. —PTI