*DDC reviews the implementation of National Tobacco Control Programme in the district*

Publish Date : 11/06/2019
Doda,June 08:
With an aim to minimise the menace of rampant utilisation of tobbaco and its impact on the budding generation in particular and on public health in general, DDC Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode today convened the meeting of various officers to review the implementation of NTCP in the district.
At the outset CMO doda thoroughly discussed the issue in detail, in the meeting and put light about the ill effects of growing tobbaco consumption affecting the various age groups of the district.
After a threadbare discussion DDC Doda declared all the Govt and education premises as no smoking zones and put restrictions on the sale of the tobacco in the vicinity of educational institutions with immediate effect.
Besides it is also directed to the concerned authorities to impose penalties in case of violation of the order,for which challan books were already circulated with the officers,while in case any vendor seems to be violating the orders action will be taken against them within 24 hours under rule.
Moreover DDC directed the CEO and CMO doda to constitute micro teams at tehsil level to conduct awareness camps in public domain and in educational institutions,to aware the students and general public about the hazardious impact of tobbaco consumption,and also told them to organise seminars,debate competition, painting programs,rallies for mass level awareness about the issue.
Further DDC directed the authorities of the health department to conduct health check up for  all class fourth, safai karamcharis employees of district and spo’s and constable of police department and desired the strict compliance of the direction on this part from every district/Sectoral officer.
Other concerned officials who were present during the meeting are CEO Doda, CMO Doda, CPO Doda,ASP Doda,DHO Doda,Food and safety officer Doda and other officials of the allied services.