APWWS wants to partner with State govt to create awareness against drugs
NAHARLAGUN, May 24: The Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS) has offered its assistance to the State government to raise awareness on the issue of the drug menace in the State.
In a meeting with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday, a team of APWWS, led by its president Kani Nada Maling told him that since the organisation is widespread across the State and already working on the issue, it is willing to partner with the government.
While acknowledging and lauding the initiative of the government in drug eradication in the State, APWWS said keeping in view of the widespread problem, more stakeholders are needed to enhance the government’s efforts.
The Deputy Chief Minister in a message appreciated the initiatives of APWWS and its district units against the drug menace across the State.
“We have had enough awareness campaigns and now it is time to act and we need result-oriented action for rehabilitation of the addicted persons to eradicate the menace from the State,” he said.
During the meeting, which was also attended by the leading entrepreneur of the State, Tage Rita, the need for grooming women entrepreneurs to make them more self-reliant and independent, was also discussed.