Information-cum interactive session on “Know Drugs for No Drugs!”

By | April 13, 2018
session on drugs
session on drugs
session on drugs

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

Detailed program

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)