Anti-tobacco awareness programme

LONLUNG, Oct 17: The District Tobacco Control Cell, Changlang organized an anti-tobacco awareness campaign to educate the students about harmful effects of tobacco consumption at Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya and Government Middle School, Lonlung.
Ajitava Nandi, FLC-NCD narrated the effects of tobacco use on health through PowerPoint, while DTCC Consultant, Yater Tali informed that sale of tobacco and tobacco product around educational institutions is illegal.
Duyu Milo, Psychologist, DTCC Changlang led the students in taking anti-tobacco pledge.
Principal of KGVB, S K Rai also called for a tobacco-free school campus.
ASHA and Anganwadi workers, goan burahs and Panchayat members were present in the awareness programme.