Chandigarh, June 23: Haryana Government will observe ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, 2021. On this day youth will be made aware of drug misuse through online platforms.
Sharing more information regarding the same, an official spokesman said that the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on June 26, across the world. On this day, awareness is spread regarding drug misuse, especially among the youth.
He said that in view of the current COVID-19 Pandemic situation the government has banned organizing of crowd gathering programs, therefore directions have been given to the Education, Health and Family Welfare Department to send messages to the people through social media, banner-hoarding, etc to make the society aware of the misuse of drug abuse and illegal smuggling.
The aim of organizing this virtual awareness program is to spread awareness among people about the illicit smuggling of drugs and the harm caused by their consumption and the dangers associated with it.