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International Drug Abolition Day was observed in Ooty

International Drug Abolition Day was observed in Ooty

International Drug Abolition Day was observed  under the leadership of District Collector M. Aruna in Ooty on Tuesday. In this event, she said: Every year 26th June is observed as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Awareness is being created among the public in all parts of the district about the dangers of drug use. An awareness rally will be organized with school children and college students. The public should use the toll-free number-10581 and the phone number-97898 00100 in the office of the Superintendent of Police to report drug related incidents. Students should study well, play well and take good care of their body and mind. In addition to this, proper exercise should be done daily. Subsequently, she gave prizes to 30 students who won various competitions. In this event, District Superintendent of Police Mr. Sundaravadivel, Additional Collector (Development) Mr. Kaushik, Additional Superintendents of Police Mr. Soundararajan, Mr. Thangavel, Utakai RDO  Mr. Maharaj, Government Medical College Hospital Principal Maru. Geetanjali, District Social Welfare Officer Ms. Praveena Devi, District Child Welfare Officer (P) Ms. Shobana and many government officials were present..