Date : 6th April, 2018
Time : 10.30 to 1.00 pm
Venue : UICET Auditorium
Objective: The session is intended to be primarily interactive and strictly academic in nature. It is expected that the students participate, share and discuss issues regarding the above and at the same time are also informed and educated about various perspectives of drug use, abuse and the science of addiction including also the historical and socio-legal perspectives of drug use, abuse and addiction with emphasis on drug policy etc.
Shri Romesh Bhattacharjee, IRS (Retd) Former Narcotics Commissioner of India
Dr Kawal Deep Kour, Ph.D, Research Head, South Asia Centre for Monitoring Drug Abuse, Diversion and Addiction
Shri Soubhagya Chakrabarty, Technical support unit, PSACS.
Shri Inder Bajwa, Celebrity turned social activist
Gurmangal Das, President, Youth for Change, Rurka Kalan, Punjab
Prof. Rajat Sandhir, Associate Director, Research Promotion Cell, Panjab University, Chandigarh
10.30-10.40 am : Introductory - Dr. Kawal Deep Kour
10.40-10.45 am : Classes and Types of Drugs (5min)- Dr Kawal deep Kour
10.45-11.15 am : “Prevention of drug addiction through Sports”-S. Gurmangal Das & Sh. Inder Bajwa
11.15-11.20 am : Tea Break
11.20-11.30 am : Will I become an Addict? (11 min)
- Video on kiwi and nuggets (5 mins )
- Addiction as a Brain Disease (Rajat Sandhir 5min)
11.30-11.50 am : Drug Policy, Legalization and Decriminalisation (Shri Romesh Bhattacharji)
12.00-12.10 pm : Questions, debate and discussion
12.10-12.20 pm : Recovery Strategies – Soubhagya Chakraborty
12.20-01.00 pm : Discussion - The Punjab Drug Conundrum -35-40 minutes.
01.00-01.10 pm : About Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), a global educational forum, & possibility of initiating a SSDP chapter at PU.
01.10-01.20 pm : Concluding Remarks (Prof Rajat Sandhir and Dr Kawal Deep Kour)