Early Times Report
Jammu, Apr 24: J&K State AIDS Control Society in collaboration with Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Jammu and Directorate of Higher Education, J&K, Jammu organized three Training of Trainers (TOT) Programme on drug de addiction and HIV/AIDS at Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, Jammu.
The programmes were organized on 25th and 26th March, 28th and 29th March 2019 and 23rd and 24th April 2019. The participants included teaching faculty and students from different government degree colleges of Jammu province.
In this connection the third batch of training of trainers concluded here today.
The chief guest of the concluding function was Mohammad Rafiq, Director Finance, H&ME Department, J&K government and the guest of Honour of the programme was Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Project Director J&K State AIDS Control Society (JKSACS).
Speaking on the occassion Director Finance, H&ME Department, J&K assured all possible help in redeeming the sufferings of Drug Addicts and adopting strategies and policies for preventing the trapping of the youth towards the menace of Drug Abuse.
The resource persons/experts who shared their views with the participants and covered different important topics included Dr. J.R.Thappa Professor, Dr. Manu Arora, Assistant Professor, Dr. Abhishek Chowhan, Consultant, Dr. Rakesh Banal, Lecturer, Dr. Rameshwar Singh, Registrar and Dr. Gurmeet Kour, Incharge Drug De Addiction Center from Psychiatric Diseases Hospital Jammu and Deepika B Thakur, Deputy Director and Risheesh Khajuria, Assistant Director from J&K State AIDS Control Society and Ms. Pallavi Singh from SPYM. Mr. Rajesh Sharma, AD (Youth) and Dinesh Sharma I/c Stores JKSACS helped in organizing the training programme.