CISF Jawans and officials at APCPL Pledge not to take tobacco 15.9.2017
Venue: Community Hall APCPL Jharli
The program initiated by Mrs Anurita Manohar, AGM (HR), and her team from HR department in association with I CAN CARE (INNOVATIVE CANCER CARE AND REHABILITATION).
The program is in keeping with the policy adopted by the company to make NTPC completely tobacco free.
A group of CISF jawan with their officers posted at APCPL, Jharli and some officials of APCPL took pledge not to take tobacco in any form in their lifetime. Around 200 participants were present. The oath was administered by Shri J Sahoo and Dr Pawan Gupta in presence Sri Y S Sekhawat DC CISF.
During the interaction it was evident that contrary to the belief most of the people taking tobacco wanted to quit. They were looking for ways that can help them quit and all of them had atleast tried quitting earlier.
Earlier during the day Sri N.N. Mishra CEO APCPL NTPC had lauched the SAVE the Youth WIN OVER TOBACCO Campaign to make the campus completely tobacco free.
Dr Pawan Gupta author of “WIN OVER TOBACCO – MADE EASY” in his presentation gave practical tips on an easy method of quitting. For the Non tobacco users the importance of second hand and third hand smoking and chewing was discussed and the precaution that they should take.
Dr R P Srivastav, CMO, and Dr Jayshree, Surgeon, were present and actively participated during the workshop and have assured to start a tobacco cessation clinic soon to help those who want to quit.
21 tobacco users registered for WIN OVER TOBACCO WORKSHOP the date for the same will be announced soon.
The Win over tobacco workshop was conducted by Dr Pawan Gupta and Mr Rabindra Mishra of I CAN CARE. Launch of Save the youth program in the campus was discussed and also setting up of a tobacco cessation clinic is planned.
Diginitaries present - Sri N.N.Mishra, Mr J Sahoo, Mr Y S Sekhawat, Mr B.K.Sharma and Mr B.K.Sharma,Mrs Sudipta Das
INNOVATIVE CANCER CARE AND REHABILITATION PVT LTD has launched Save the Youth – Win over tobacco Campaign which encompasses the following
· BE SMART DO NOT START – awareness For youths conducted in Schools, Colleges and corporates
· FREEDOM FROM SLAVERY – guidance to youths who have just started to get rid of tobacco.
· WIN OVER TOABCCO WORKSHOPs – deaddiction from tobacco program in groups
· WIN OVER TOBACCO TUTORIALS - for doctors- skill development to help patient
· WIN OVER CANCER – Mass awareness program on cancer
· Setting up of TOBACCO WELLNESS and ORAL SCREENING CENTRES