Tuesday, 26 September 2023



LATEST NEWS Director JKEDI Ajaz Ahmad Bhat reviews progress of developmental initiatives at Shadab Karewa Shopian DC Ganderbal Shyambir kick-starts plantation drive under Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign DLRC/ DCC meeting held at Shopian DC Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmad chairs meeting to finalize arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) at Bandipora Lt Governor releases Mukesh Singh & Anupama Pandey’s book “Curse of the Pir” Vigilance registers case against former Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, Arrests three accused Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu launches website & promo of Pre-World Cup Paragliding event Wamiqa Gabbi takes inspiration from Phoebe Waller Bridge for her role in Charlie Chopra and the Mystery of Solang Valley Fingerprint Publishing releases Farooq of Kashmir, a powerful political biography of Dr Farooq Abdullah Punjab government to address mushroom growers' issues promptly for ensuring crop diversification, assures Chetan Singh Jauramajra Supreme Audit Institution hosts ClimateScanner Event in Abu Dhabi "Mann Jogiya : A Musical Journey through Rishikesh's Serenity" The Centre for cGMP at MAHE, Manipal, is gearing up for the inaugural "NATIONAL cGMP DAY" set to take place on October 10th Bollywood Newcomer Janmejaya Singh Set to Steal Hearts in 'Hum Tumhein Chahte Hai' on October 13th The UAE Council for Fatwa organizes press conference to announce details of its Second International Conference Narendra Modi flags off nine Vande Bharat Express trains Home Minister Anil Vij warmly welcomed BJP state in-charge Biplab Deb at his residence in Ambala Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu inaugurates the curtain raiser and releases brochure for International Kullu Dussehra Festival Students of Loreto Convent Tara Hall donates towards Aapda Rahat Kosh Revenue Minister Jagat Singh Negi calls on Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla 800 Dwarka Residents and Doctors from HCMCT Manipal Hospitals Walk Together to Raise Awareness on Heart Health


GDC Baramulla Observes ‘World No Tobacco Day’, Spreading Awareness on Harmful Effects of Tobacco

GDC Baramulla, World No Tobacco Day, National Service Scheme, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Malik, Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu And Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir
Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Baramulla , 31 May 2023

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, the National Service Scheme (NSS) in collaboration with Drug De-addictionand Rehabilitation Cell (DDRC) and NCC contingent of the Government Degree College, Baramullajoined the global community in observing World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2023.

In this direction, the NSS, DDRC, and NCC of the college organized an insightful talk focusing on the detrimental effects of tobacco and the importance of adopting a tobacco-free lifestyle. The event was arranged in line with the global health initiative to educate and inspire students, encouraging them to make informed decisions for their well-being.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Malik, Department of Psychology of the host college delivered a mesmerising talk on ‘Grow Food, Not Tobacco’. The session provided engaging and informative discussions on the harmful consequences of tobacco on personal health and society as a whole.

The talk shed light on various forms of tobacco use, such as smoking and chewing tobacco, and their direct association with life-threatening diseases like cancer, respiratory disorders, and cardiovascular conditions.Throughout the talk, Dr. Malik emphasized the significance of embracing a tobacco-free lifestyle and shared effective strategies for quitting tobacco use.

Practical advice was given on managing nicotine cravings, seeking support from healthcare professionals, and utilizing available resources for cessation. Students were encouraged to take personal responsibility for their health, equipping themselves with knowledge to make informed decisions regarding tobacco use.

The event witnessed active participation from students, faculty members, and staff of the college. It provided a platform for open dialogue and discussions surrounding the challenges of quitting tobacco and the importance of creating a supportive environment for individuals seeking to quit.

Attendees were motivated to support and uplift each other on their journey towards a tobacco-free life.Earlier, Prof. (Dr.) Mohammad Farooq Rather, principal of the college formally welcomed the speaker and participants of the event.

In his inaugural address, he deliberated upon the devastating effectsof tobacco and striving towards a tobacco-free future. Prof. Rather asserted that World No Tobacco Day serves as a powerful reminder of the urgent need to combat the global epidemic of tobacco-related diseases.

He also stressed that it is our collective responsibility as a community to unite in our efforts to protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities. “As an educational institution, we have a responsibility to educate our students about the dangers of tobacco use and empower them to make informed choices for their own lives and the society they will contribute to in the future”, said Prof. Rather.

Dr. Mir Irfanullah, Convener, DDRC of the college presented the concept note and conducted proceedings of the session. Dr. Syed MasaratGeelani, Program Officer, NSS (Unit–III) and HoD, Urdu expressed gratitude to the speaker for delivering an inspiring and informative talk. She also commended the students for their enthusiastic involvement, contributing to the success of the event.


Tags: GDC Baramulla , World No Tobacco Day , National Service Scheme , Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Malik , Srinagar , Kashmir , Jammu And Kashmir , Jammu & Kashmir



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2023 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD