South Andaman Police Chalks Out Weeklong Programme to Mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Port Blair, June 19: The day 26th June of every year is marked as ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’. In order to observe this day in befitting manner and to aware the ill effects of psychotropic substance, the South Andaman Police is organizing a week long campaigns from 20th June to 26th June, 2020 in various Police Stations & Units of South Andaman District.

The general public and students are requested to participate in the campaign through social media & other online platform with the world wide theme “Better Knowledge for Better Care” which emphasizes the need to improve the understanding of the drug problem and how in turn, better knowledge will foster greater international cooperation for countering its impact on health, governance and security. The general public and students can share their views consisting of messages, audios/videos, painting, poem, songs and other ideas within the frame of social distancing norms to the official mail of SP, South Andaman District (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Further, South Andaman Police appeals the general public for actively participate in the campaign/endeavour by taking pledge ‘Say Yes to Life, No to Drugs’ or visit “MyGov portal-” for more information.

The general public is also advised to avail the service of helpline number (03192)-234216 for sharing information pertaining to drug abuse and drug peddling. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.