of CSE/IT organized an awareness program on "Drug Free India" on 19th
February 2019 in association with AICTE to create alertness and awareness about
the harmful effects of drug amongst the youngsters. The guest of the campaign
was Mr. John Sundhar, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Maduravoyal and
Dr.Mubeen Taj, Head, Department of psychiatry, A.C.S. Medical College, Chennai.
The event started with Dr.S.Geetha, HOD CSE/IT giving welcome address. It is
then followed by the inaugural address of Dr.P.Kalidoss, Additional Registrar. He
started his lecture by deliberating about the statistics of drug addicts across
India for the past few years and also stated that the government participation
is less when compared to the public.
shared her wise words of wisdom. She pointed out the causes for the Drug Addiction
in adolescent. They include curiosity, boredom, experimentation, to escape from
psychological pain and peer pressure. She concluded her lecture by uttering the
golden maxim "learn to say no for the first time and every time".
Sundhar expressed his experience and thoughts. He captivated the student s
attention with his enthusiastic words. He motivated the students to mould
themselves for their better future. It is alarming, he said, to see so many
youngsters indulging in the substance abuse. He suggested them to keep their
body as a holy . He wrapped up this session by explicating about the
bitter consequences of Drug addiction on society.
session was very much interactive and thought provoking. Students expressed
their deep sense of gratitude for enlightening them. Finally the event had come
to an end by playing the video of "Gurudev Sri Ravi Shankar" in which
he enlisted the three things to get over addiction. Those are Fear of disease, greedy
nature and love for someone. He advised to build a team against Drugs in every
college. The session was winded up by taking the oath for Drug free India-"NO
DRUGS, NOT FOR ME -NOT FOR OTHERS".