Rise of drug menace in Women, female Anti-Narcotics Cell forms. The Anti-Narcotics cell has constituted a women’s wing to check and curb drug addiction among women in the state. The wing will not only place tabs on the person who consumes drug, but will also gather overall information about drug addiction. Its purpose is to prevent the addiction to drugs by finding causes. The reason to assign this task to women is that women can keep vigil on each and everyone from their own house to streets without arousing much suspicion. It has also been learnt that the delegation will demand from the CM to introduce a chapter on the consequences of drugs in the school education.Anti-Narcotics Cell has been set upon the advice of the wife of Chief Minister, Preneet Kaur and has Ranjit Singh Nikra is its chairman. A state-level meeting of the cell was held in Zirakpur on Sunday, in which the women’s wing was declared. Rinky has been appointed in-charge of Malwa Zone-1, Manpreet Kaur as advisor, Charnjit Kaur as in-charge Mohali, Pallavi as co-incharge, Poonam Chouhan as in-charge City, Baldev Kaur as Media incharge and Ashima as incharge of Kharar. While addressing the meeting, the chairman of the cell said that the cell provides information and feedback to the state government about the prevention of drugs. He said that there were reports that women were also indulging in drugs addiction and smuggling, especially young girls.With this in mind, Preneet Kaur had expressed her concern about this and took an initiative to set things into motion to get the women wing was set up. He stated that the women’s wing will be activated from the home to the streets as workers of women’s wing will not only go home and spread awareness about drugs, but also initiate efforts to curb of drug menace. Organising Secretary of Cell Dinesh Malhotra said that units of women wings would be constituted soon across the state.The women workers have been asked to appoint members in each and every street, village, town and city of Punjab. Meanwhile, Pavneet Singh Virgi as Advisor of Malwa Zone-1, Amandeep Singh as district General Secretary of Mohali, Puran Chand as Media Advisor, Himanshu Sharma and Parvinder Singh were appointed as office-bearers.
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