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No Smoking Day observed in Pulwama

No Smoking Day observed in Pulwama
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Shabir Bhat /

Pulwama  March 14, 2018: No Smoking Day was today  observed in Pulwama,in this connection a function was organized by Health department Pulwama under the ages of Directorate of Health services Kashmir  at DC office complex pulwama.

Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Dar was the chief Guest on the occasion.

The function was attended by Assistant Commissioner Development,Tehsildar , Chief Medical officer, Principal Govt Degree College,BMO Pampore ,Tral , Rajpora ,Chief Agriculture Officer ,Ex.Officer Muncipal Corporation and other officials  from the health department.

It was informed that  the main objective behind celebrating this day was to  inform  regarding the ill effects of smoking ,dangers of smoking  and its impact on human lives.

Speaking on the occasion DDC said that the best way to celebrate this day is to create awareness among masses regarding the dangers of smoking and  help them to quit it .

He said that smoking  has become  alarming and is very dangerous to human lives  as it contains   toxins in them that cause many different forms of cancer from the mouth to the lungs.

Dar said that in this regard  collective efforts are needed to be  taken to   make Pulwama smoking  free district  and should stand against this menace for remarkable achievement .

He said all the officers are authorized to stop this menace at  particular places especially public places, hospitals,offices,restaurents ,parks etc

He Congratulated  the CMO for organizing  this programme and stressed that  such programmes should be conducted  in future also.

He also exhorted upon the health officials for maintain the data of addicted persons in the District

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