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Session on de-addiction held at Delhi’s Sultanpuri

Feb 29, 2024 05:04 PM IST

DSW and AGN conduct de-addiction session at Suryoday Kendra in Delhi to prevent substance abuse, emphasize on parental role.

Delhi’s department of social welfare (DSW), in association with the not-for-profit Ayurgyan Nyas (AGN), conduction a session of substance abuse and de-addiction at the Suryoday Kendra at Sultanpuri in northwest Delhi on Tuesday, officials aware of the matter said.

Drug addiction is one of the major problem faced by the state.HT/Photo
Drug addiction is one of the major problem faced by the state.HT/Photo

DSW’s deputy director Rajeev Kumar Saxena, superintendent RC Maurya, and district officer Pankaj Kumar Verma, along with the Suryoday Kendra’s centre coordinator Padam Kant Shukla were also present during the session, the officials said, emphasising the efforts of the state towards the prevention of substance abuse, and of action against addiction.

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The event was part of AGN’s ongoing efforts at the Suryoday Kendra to provide universal ethics education to children aged 6-12 in Sultanpuri for their social and emotional needs, the officials said.

Anjila Gugnani, director of the NGO Association for Social Health in India, led the discussion and highlighted the role of parents in preventing children from substance abuse.

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