Panaji, June 24,  2017 … Anti Narcotic Cell of Goa Police has organized various programmes to spread awareness about drugs on the occasion of ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ on June 26, with various programmes in association with social organizations, school children and also with Government Departments to make it more meaningful.

 The ANC organised a drawing/painting competition for High School students at Gazeted Officers Institute, Altinho, Panaji on june 22, 2017. An elocution competition for Higher Secondary School students had been organized at Gazeted Officers Institute, Altinho, Panaji on June 23, 2017.

Anti-Narcotic Cell in association with Goa Tourism Development Corporation ltd. has organized 10 kms run/marathon on June 25, 2017 starting from Odxel Junction, Taleigaon to Divja Circle, Panaji under the title ‘ Run Against Narcotic Drugs’.  The route of the run is from Odxel Junction, Taleigaon – Dona Paula Circle- Science Centre-Miramar-Campal Market-Ferry Point-Fajanta-Dovja Circle.  The three winners in male & female category will be awarded with cash prize of Rs.10,000/-, Rs.6000/-, Rs.4000/-, trophies and commendation certificates.

The ANC has also  organized a rally/march of school students from Kala Academy Campal, Panaji to Ferry Point, Panaji on June 26, 2017. The students will assemble at Kala Academy, Campal Panaji at about 09.30 hrs.  At about 10.00 hrs they will march towards Ferry Point.  The rally will then culminate into a gathering at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji at 10.30 hrs. The experts in the field Dr. Shekhar Salkar, Oncologist have been invited to deliver lecture to the students on the topic ‘Ill Effects of Drugs’.  A short documentary film will be screened depicting the Ill Effect of Drugs Abuse’.  The students from different schools will participate in the programme.  A prize distribution ceremony of different events organized by Anti Narcotic Cell will be held at the function. Mrs. Hema Sardessai Goan Pop singer has consented to be the chief guest for said function.

 On June 27, 2017 the ANC has organised Rally/march of school and college students from St. Anthony Chapel Calangute to Calangute Association hall via Titto followed by function at Calangute Association hall jointly organized by village Panchayat Calangute, Lions Club of Calangute, Junior chamber of Calangute, Calangute Foundation and Samrat Club of Calangute. The rally will commence at 09.30 hrs from St. Anthony Chapel Calangute.