Efforts to make educational institutions tobacco-free in Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur: As part of the National Tobacco Control Program, civil surgeon Dr R. N Jha chaired a workshop on tobacco-free educational institutions. A total of 50 teachers and teachers from various schools participated in this workshop. The program was inaugurated by the Civil Surgeon. The additional chief medical officer, Dr Sahil Pal, while giving information on the current problems, described small children who indulge in tobacco and smoking.
Nodal District Officer – National Tobacco Control Program, Dr Arvind Kumar Lal presented all kinds of work to be done at district level under the Tobacco Control Program, motivating all trainees present to head out towards the tobacco-free educational institution advised to work.
On the other hand, Deepak Kumar Giri, who was present as the chief instructor, informed him about all the problems caused by smoking and trained him to make him aware of health issues like mental , ulcers, gangrene and all kinds of health problems. .
District Legal Counsel Moushumi Chatterjee briefed all types of guidelines from the tobacco-free educational institution and introduced participants to 9 types of parameters related to open institute teaching. After that, the district leprosy consultant, Dr Rajiv Lochan Mahato, gave detailed information on all the programs undertaken by the National Tobacco Control Program so far.
The program’s social worker, Kundan Kumar, briefed all the trainees present on the social and economic issues arising from tobacco use and gave information on all school-related programs.
He said that after every 6 months a program with the children will be done by the NTCP team, so that we can save the child from this terrible addiction and act as their role models so that the children in their home and their families And when he meets all the parents, he should be proud that our educational institution is tobacco-free.
To make this program a success, program psychologist Sangeeta Kumari Shandilya, senior clerks – Mr. Hrishikesh Giri, Sumitra Kumari Mahato, Sanjay ji have contributed significantly.