DLCC reviews implementation of COTPA, NTCP at Kupwara
KUPWARA : To review the implementation of Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) and National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), a meeting of District Level Coordination Committee was held, here under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara, Ghulam Nabi Bhat.
The meeting held threadbare discussion regarding prohibition and regulation of tobacco products in the district.
On the occasion, a detailed power point presentation was given in the meeting regarding the implementation of Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003 at district level.
Speaking at the occasion, the ADC directed the concerned officers for strict implementation of the COTPA so as to control the menace of tobacco use in the district. He stressed upon the officers for conducting of anti-smoking drives, besides, holding of awareness camps regarding the ill effects of tobacco use.
SP Handwara, Principals of GDC Kupwara & GDC Handwara; ACR, CMO, CEO, AC Food Safety Kupwara, Assistant Drug Controller Kupwara and other concerned attended the meeting.