DTCC Tuensang awareness programme on tobacco

DTCC Tuensang awareness programme on tobacco
VCC and GBs at Chingmelen village during the awareness programme held by DTCC Tuensang.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/25/2020 9:27:03 AM IST

District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) Tuensang, under the National Tobacco Programme (NTCP) conducted awareness programme to prioritise promotion of “Tobacco free village” in three villages namely, Chingmelen, Kuthur and Tuensang villages on June 23 and 24.
A press release from district media officer Tuensang, Apheang stated that, district consultant (DTCC) Tuensang, Sentilong Longchar imparted the importance of the ban on sale and consumption of paan, gutka and other tobacco products and spitting in public places as a preventive measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 infection.
He also advocated to the village council chairmen, council members and GBs on the danger of tobacco abuse amongst the youth and to empower them to take ownership of tobacco control in their village.
DTCC, Tuensang also carried out the other activities in the district like poster campaign on tobacco use and COVID-19 were pasted at different quarantine centres, UPHC, ATM booths, District Hospital and other various strategic points in the town.


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