Port Blair, Jan. 9: To control and inhibit the use of tobacco in school going children, the Govt. of India launched Tobacco Control Programme and released a guideline for Tobacco Free Educational Institutions (ToFEI). As a part of ongoing training nationwide, the NTCP under UTHM -Phase-2 organized Training of Trainers for 56 Teachers under BRC Wimberlygunj from 27th December, 2022 to 9th January, 2023 in the School Campus of various CRC under BRC Wimberlygunj.

The programme concluded in the presence of (I/c) Teacher, GSSS Manarghat. Shri G. Ashis Kumar who was the resource person briefed the trainers about ToFEI Guidelines and its importance. The ToT for other CRC of A & N Islands will be conducted in a phased manner.  The programme was organized under the supervision of Dr. Satyajit Halder, State Nodal Officer, Nation Tobacco control Programme.