Jalandhar January 10 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the Buddy program launched by the Government of Punjab to curb the menace of drug abuse, PCM S.D College for Women, Jalandhar organized an online discussion on the ill-effects of drugs on the society and the self. Drug abuse has been Punjab’s constant concern and burden and youngsters are most vulnerable to this malpractice. Fulfilling its responsibility towards the society, PCM S.D College has pledged to fight against this evil practice under the Buddy program.
In the series of endeavours in this regard, an online discussion on the ill-effects of drugs was held wherein approximately twenty-five students had a healthy and detailed discussion on how drug abuse adversely affects the social fabric of the society as well as physical, mental and emotional health of the individual. The purpose of this activity was to generate awareness among students regarding drug abuse and they wholeheartedly participated by presenting their views on the topic.
The members of the Managing Committee and the worthy Principal of the college Dr. (Mrs.) Pooja Prashar encouraged all the students to keep participating in such activities and motivated them to keep spreading awareness in the society. The worthy Principal also lauded the efforts of Mrs Gurjit Kaur of the Dept. of English and the Nodal Officer of the college Buddy Program for organizing the activity.