Srinagar: CRPF presents gym items to police drug- deaddiction centre

Written by: OneIndia Contributor

Srinagar, Dec 20: The CRPF 54 BN presented gym items to Police drug de-addiction centre in Srinagar at a very simple function at old PCR Kashmir here today.

The gym items included treadmill, electric cycle and vibrate massager were presented by K.M Yadav DIG CRPF Srinagar to the officers of the centre.

J&K: Gym items given to Police centre

Among other DIG CKR Sh. S A Mujtaba, Commanding officer 54 Bn, S.C.S Rawat Superintendent, Police Hospital Mohammed Shafi Koka, Addl. S.P.PCR, Manoj Kumar Pandita, Director DDC Dr. Mohammad Muzaffer Khan, Chief education officer Bandipora, Nazir Ahmad, Academic officer of state board of school education Miss Aalia Qayoom, District social welfare officer Srinagar, Incharge DDC Anantnag Incharge DDC Baramulla and parents/relatives of the patients were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion DIG, CKR S A Mujtaba that our society has to change its attitude towards the people affected by drugs. He said that police drug de-addiction has done a commendable role in rehabilitating people affected by drugs.

DIG said that our drug de-addiction centers have successfully treated hundreds of patients and in near future police would try to provide more facilities in these centers for the better treatment.
"We would provide all possible help to the people who are visiting our centers with a hope that the affected person get rid of this ill habits of taking drugs", DIG added.

Mujtabathanked the CRPF 54-BN for providing gym equipment for the Police drug de-addiction centre Police Control Room, Srinagar and hoped that it will be put to best use.

More than 12 thousands effected persons have been treated in these centers

K.M Yadav while speaking on the occasion said that the drug abuse has emerged as a big problem and needs immediate attention to keep the youth out of it. Drug abuser if not treated in time can become burden on society, he added. He appreciated the initiative of JK Police by establishing these centers for affected population across the valley.

Addl. S.P PCR and Incharge Drug De-addiction Centre Manoj Kumar Pandita said that Police drug de-addiction centre was established in the year 2008 in a single room with three persons as staff strength.

At present more a dozen officials are engaged in this centre and our services have also increased. He further said that two more centers were started in District Baramulla and Anantnag.

ASP said that from 2008 till now more than 12 thousands effected persons have been treated in these centers. Eleven thousand patients have been treated on outdoor basses and more than seven hundred have been admitted and discharged, he added.

Director drug de-addiction service Mohammad Muzaffer Khan and other doctors of the Police DDC held group secessions with patients and relatives of the patients who were present on the occasion.

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