JSPL Raigarh organizes workshop on ‘Nasha Mukti’ under CSR

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RAIGARH: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd organised a training workshop on “Nasha Mukti” at Raigarh under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Training workshop conducted during From 15 -16 Dec 2011 at Multipurpose hall, Guest House, JSPL.

“63 Participants from different departments of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd and Jindal Power Ltd attended this programme. Training workshop on “Nasha Mukti” is the part of “Nasha Mukti Abhiyan” of the JSPL.” a senior officer of the company informed.

“Mr. Rajiv Sarkar from Calcutta Samaritans conducted the sessions. In the training the cause and impact of substance abuse and dependency of people on these narcotic materials or addicting substances were discussed in detail.” he added.

It was very much realised that addiction to substance abuse and alcohol is a psychological disorder of temporary and permanent nature. This disorder causes tremendous amount of harm in the brain which are irreversible. Alcohol, Ganja and Opiums are very dangerous materials in that way.

People consider alcohol as a symbol of status. But it has been found that under the influence of alcohol people go depressed and commit several crimes and finally suicide. Addiction of all these are growing rapidly among youngsters and teenagers too. Under a special action plan it is decided to educate, counsel and create awareness as preventive measures in plant and mines area of both the companies and local communities. It is resolved by the participants that addicted people are suffering from psychological problems.

Therefore they should be treated as patients not as criminals. Accordingly people in different Departments and organisations should be educated and necessary behavioural changes must be initiated under proper pans of activities. As another step studies will be conducted to understand the extent of use of such materials in both plant and villages of JSPL and JPL and finally design a common action plan for the purpose.

Participants designed a macro plan, common to both JSPL and JPL. Under this program interested participants will act as focal points, trainers, counsellors and sympathisers in the activities and events. Strategically there will be establishment of de-addiction centre after a few months which will be used for addressing health and psychological issues of people with addiction habits.



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