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New dormitory for OSR centre
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, APR 9 (NPN)
Published on 9 Apr. 2010 11:56 PM IST
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Realizing the need for an extra hall with the increasing number of clients, a new dormitory at Operation Salvage Rehabilitation (OSR) Centre was inaugurated by Kilo Kilonser GRPN/NSCN, Rh. Raising in presence of the village elders, various NGOs and public leaders at Heningkunglwa village, Peren on Friday. It was built with the fund contributed from NSCN (I-M) and various well wishers. At present, 32 male and 8 female clients have been admitted at the centre.
It may be noted that more than a thousand patients had been rehabilitated from this centre since its inception. Operation Salvage (Save Life)-Rehabilitation Centre is a non profitable organization run by the NSCN (I-M) was started way back in 2003 at Heningkunglwa village, Peren to discourage those drugs user by way of counseling and other social activities.
In his inauguration speech, Raising said it was high time for the Naga people to uproot the existing social system which has become polluted by unwanted elements. Stating that the environment was polluted by ever increasing use of substances like drugs and HIV and AIDS where many youngsters have become the victims of social environment, the Kilonser urged substances users to come out from the addiction and engage themselves to defend the nation.
According to him they (youngsters) will not become victim of any thing but “Chemical warfare” unless and until they kept themselves apart from these substances and revive their physical, mental and spiritual being. The dedicatory prayer of the new hall was said by pastor of the centre, Rev.D. Heutui Zeme. Founder of the centre M.L. David and director KRIPA foundation Abu in their short speeches appealed the NSCN to provide an ambulance and introduce a HIV/Drug policy for the clients.
Recovering addicts Kitinbgo project manager FITA Jalukie and Neiba president CAD foundation Dimapur shared their life experiences with the clients.
Short speeches were also delivered by president Zeliangrong Baudi (Hoho), Akhang and pastor Baptist Chruch Jalukie Town, Mongzeung Mpom.

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