One-day Awareness Program on "Understanding the Menace of Drug Addiction among Youth in Kashmir"

The Department of Social Work, University of Kashmir, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, GoI, is organizing One-day awareness program for college/university students of the Kashmir Region with the objective to build awareness among the target audience about the perils of drug addiction and to identify and disseminate preventive strategies regarding the same.

Objectives of the Program:

 The specific objectives of the program are:

  1. To generate awareness among participants about the perils, impact and consequences of drug abuse;
  1. To identify, understand and disseminate preventive strategies w.r.t to drug abuse.


The program shall have the following activities:

  1. Lectures from Experts/Resource Persons in the pre-lunch session (10:00AM to 1:00PM).
  2. Debate/Symposium relevant to the objectives of the program in the post-lunch session (2:00PM to 5:00PM)

The one-day awareness program is scheduled to be held on 12-09-2017 at the Gandhi Bhavan, University of Kashmir, Srinagar.