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STF Chief ADGP Harpreet Singh Sidhu Holds With Sdms And Police Officials Of Five Districts

Exhorts Them To Take Dapo Program As Mission

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Ludhiana , 05 May 2018

Special Task Force Chief, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Harpreet Singh Sidhu on Saturday held a divisional level meeting with the sub-divisional magistrates and police officials of five districts (Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, SBS Nagar and Hoshiarpur) at Bachat Bhawan and asked them to take government’s ambitious Drug Abuse Prevention Officer program as a mission for eradicating the drug menace from Punjab.Sidhu told that the second and crucial phase of the program would be started on May 17 from Tarn Taran district when Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh would dedicate the members of Nasha Nigran Committee (NMC) and DAPO volunteers to the state and they would start functioning on the ground to achieve the goals of the program by visiting each mohalla, villages of the state and making these Nasha-Mukt (drug-free).He further stated from May 7 across the state, that master trainers who have been appointed by government, would hold meetings with SDMs and Ground Level Trainers (GLTs) to give them training about entire concept and from May 8 to 10, NMC members and DAPO volunteers would be trained by GLTs in each district of the state.

He cleared them that funds of training would be sent them within a day for holding training workshops and preparing ID cards of DAPO volunteers. He revealed that to monitor the implementation of the program, there will be a District Mission Team (DMT) with DC as chairman and District Police Chief/Police Commissioner and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and other officers as members.At Sub-Divisional level, there will be a Sub-Divisional Mission Team (SDMT) with SDM, DSP, SMO and Sub-Divisional officers as members, while at village/ward level, there will be separate Village/Ward Mission Teams, he added.The STF head solicited the support of all officers and motivated them to take it a chance to serve for contributing towards restoring the glory of Punjab by making it 'drug-free'. He also appealed all universities, colleges, NGOs, youth clubs, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), unions and to people from all walks of life and across all age groups to come forward and lend their support in this noble cause.On the occasion, Patiala Divisional Commissioner VK Meena, Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal, Police Commissioner Sukhchain Singh Gill, Jalandhar Police Commissioner Parveen Kumar Sinha, DIG Ludhiana range Ranbir Singh Khatra, AIG-STF Ludhiana range  Snehdeep Sharma, DCP Ludhiana Ashwani Kapur, SPs, SDMs, DSPs of five districts were present during the meeting.


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