Port Blair, Nov. 1: Humane Touch in association with Forest Range Office, Garacharma organised an Alcoholism Awareness Program for the staffs of Garacharma division at the conference hall of Biological Park, Chidyatapu on 30th October 2021 at 11:00am.

Forest Ranger Smti. P. Sandhya Prasad highlighted the need of awareness on Alcoholism in the grassroots level. She also shared her experience and elaborated the ill effects of alcohol in the department and social life.

P Yousuf, Health Educator, GB Pant hospital in his keynote address emphasized the effects of alcohol in medical terms. He had an active session with the crowd. He also gave tips on how to cope with the alcohol issue.

A Abdul Aziz, Executive Member, Humane Touch briefed about the activities done by Humane Touch in the field of Alcoholism. He also spoke about the problems faced by the families due to alcoholism.

A short film "The Truth" directed by Humane Touch was screened also to the audience.

Altogether 60 forest officials participated in the program. The program concluded with the vote of thanks by Ranger Smti. P Sandhya Prasad, Range Office, Garacharma .