Jamshedpur: Under the National Tobacco Control Program, civil surgeon Dr. R. N Jha presided over a workshop on Tobacco Free Educational Institution. A total of 50 teachers and teachers from various schools participated in this workshop. The program was inaugurated by the Civil Surgeon. Additional Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sahil Pal, while giving information about the current problems, described the small children who are indulging in tobacco and smoking.
District Nodal Officer-National Tobacco Control Program Dr. Arvind Kumar Lal introduced all kinds of work to be done at the district level under the Tobacco Control Program, by motivating all the trainees present to step towards the Tobacco Free Educational Institution Advised to work.
On the other hand, Deepak Kumar Giri, who was present as the Chief Instructor, apprised him of all the problems caused by tobacco use and trained him to make him aware of health problems like mental, ulcers, gangrene and all kinds of health related problems.
District Counsel Moushumi Chatterjee informed all types of guidelines of Tobacco Free Educational Institution and put 9 types of parameters related to Teaching Open Institute in front of the attendees. After that district leprosy consultant Dr. Rajiv Lochan Mahato gave information about all the programs undertaken by the National Tobacco Control Program so far with detailed information.
The social worker of the program, Kundan Kumar, apprised all the trainees present about the social and economic problems arising out of tobacco consumption and gave information about all the school related programs.
He said that after every 6 months, a program with children will be done by the NTCP team, so that we can save the child from this terrible addiction and act like their role models so that the children in their home and their families And when he meets all the relatives, he should feel proud that our educational institute is tobacco free.
In making this program successful, the program’s psychologist Sangeeta Kumari Shandilya, Principal Clerks – Mr. Hrishikesh Giri, Sumitra Kumari Mahato, Sanjay ji contributed significantly.