14th Jun 2024 10:06:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, Jun 14: An emergency meeting with all the Heads of Departments of Tax & Excise and Narcotics, Police, Health, WCD, Education was held on Friday under the Chairmanship of Ratan Anya in the office of Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights to discuss the status of the implementation of Joint Action Plan (JAP) on the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in the State. 
Stating the purpose of the meeting, Anya in her keynote address emphasized the need for continuous coordinated efforts of concerned departments and develop holistic approach to address the drugs and substance abuse among the children and its illicit trafficking in the state. She stated that apart from the review meeting called by NCPCR, there should be frequent sitting with all the stakeholders to discuss the strategies and status of actual enforcement /implementation of Joint Action Plan in all districts from time to time. She also shared the news of Namsai district being awarded as the best performing district in India by NCPCR during a National level review-cum consultation meet on the rollout of the Joint Action Plan on Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse among Children and Illicit Trafficking held at Vigyan Bhawan at New Delhi. 
As such there is a high expectation from our state for better performance every year, she said.
Further she informed about the Arunachal Pradesh Psychoactive Substances Control Authority (APPSCA) at State Level headed by the Chief Minister as Chairman and Chairperson, APSCPCR as one of the member along with other members from various departments. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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