Seminar on Drug Abuse & Women Empowerment

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Realizing the extent to which Punjab is mired in the issue of drugs and discrimination against women, a seminar highlighting the concerns about drug abuse and women empowerment was conducted at PIMS in association with Community Policing Secretariat under the leadership of Police Commissioner Mr. Arpit Shukla and ACP (Headquaters) Ms. Deepika Singh. The department of Community Medicine, PIMS apprised the audience with the alarming facts of drug abuse in the state. Also, Dr. Harshdeep, Assistant Professor, Community Medicine gave an absorbing presentation with an underlining message to stop discrimination against women. Furthermore, the MBBS students of PIMS enacted a mesmerizing play “NUKKAD NATAK” that showcased the problems of drug addiction among the youth. In the end, Mr. Arpit Shukla had an interactive session with the students where he urged all to work in unison with the police and help them in curbing societal issues to make the city a safe place to live.