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2 govt schools in Tawang declared tobacco-free

TAWANG, OCT 9:

The governing body members of Govt Upper primary school Yuthembu village, under Jang sub division today in a meeting at their school decided to make Govt Upper primary School Yuthembu and its premises as Tobacco Free Campus, and strictly prohibit sale of any tobacco products within the radius of 100 yards from the school.

It was also decided that anyone found violating the rules will be penalized under COTPA act 2003. An advisory committee in this regard under the chairmanship of BEO Jang Thingbu, and Headmaster and other teachers as members was also formed.

Similarly Govt Hr.Secondary School Jang has also been declared as Tobacco Free Campus. The meeting of both the schools ended with oath taking by the members and students. DPO (Dist.Tobacco control cell) DTCC District Hospital Tawang Dr.Sang Thinlay further informed that other schools are also on the line to follow the same, and meanwhile his NCD, DTCC team members are active giving awareness on ill effects of tobacco in various schools and institutions.

 

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