World Drug Day

International Day against Substance Abuse and Illicit Drug Tarfficking was observed in the Tibetan Children’s Village School Gopalpur under the initiative of Health club headed by Mr. Kalsang Tsewang with a group of students. The Theme for this year’s World Drug Day was on “Make health your new high in life, not drugs”. On the day of 24 June, during the morning assembly, the following students have given talks on various topics to bring awareness on different issues being faced in the contemporary societies with no exception of Tibetan society. Master Tsering Kalden of X P talked about the significance of the day. Master Phuntsok Wangdue from X P on ‘understanding substance abuse’, Miss Tsering Lhamo X P on ‘health effect’, Miss Dhekar of X B on ‘prevention’ and last speaker Miss Dolkar concluded the presentation. Master Sonam Dhargyal has organized Art competition in the school. During the long break the members of health club had shown a documentary movies related with substance abuse which brought a lasting impact on students’ mind. Along with documentary show, chart and poster displayed and brochures were distributed among the students and made them take pledge “No Drugs” and they will live a substance free life. They also carried out signature campaign and writing messages on canvas.