Dimapur, October 17: The District Level Committee for Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA) Mon held its monthly review meeting on October 16 in the Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall under the chairmanship of Thavaseelan K, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Mon and chairman, District Level Committee.
The Deputy Commissioner informed the house about the constitution and function of the State level and District level committees, as well as the aims and programmes of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan. Since the constitution of the District committee in the month of August, the committee has initiated various awareness activities and video lectures. As per the guidelines, Mon District has also identified 26 master volunteers from various fields who will be trained and carry out various activities of the Abhiyaan across the District. Various IEC material have also been developed in addition to a theme song for NMBA.
Under the campaign, Mon District has also activated a dedicated 24 X 7 helpline for easy access to information, services and any kind of assistance.
The District Level Committee is collaborating with the Konyak Baptist Bumeinok Banjum (KBBB) to form youth clubs in all the villages and towns of the District. The concept of these “Yes To Life” clubs is to engage the youth in various positive and constructive activities in an effort to keep them away from substance abuse.
The calendar of activities to be undertaken till March 2021 was also placed before the house for discussion and approval.
The Deputy Commissioner reminded the house that Mon District is one among the only three districts in Nagaland (among 272 districts in India) selected for the campaign and that all stakeholders should strive to take this opportunity and reap the benefits of the campaign. Dimapur and Kohima are the other two districts in Nagaland chosen for NMBA in Nagaland. (Page News Service)