Rashtriya Rifles Battalion, under Romeo Force, conducted a awareness lecture on ‘Drug Abuse’ for the youth of Pathanatir village, Poonch District today. The aim of this lecture was to bring awareness amongst the youth about the noxious effects of drugs and measures to overcome it.
28 youth from Pathanatir and adjacent villages attended the lecture. During the lecture the youths were sensitized about various aspects of drug abuse which include type of drugs & their adverse effects on the health, various signs & symptoms of drug abuse and treatment aspect to include rehabilitation.
The civilians applauded the effort of the Army in organizing such activities which generates awareness and a feeling of goodwill in the civil population especially the youth.