According to the circular issued by the SPPU, principals, directors, heads of centres, heads of academic departments, and directors of affiliated colleges and institutions have been asked to be vigilant about narcotics’ use in any of the colleges, institutes, university departments, centre campuses and sub-centre areas. There has been a lot of media coverage recently on growing drug addiction amongst the youth in the city. “The local police administration is taking serious note of all such anti-social activities. However, it is imperative that all colleges, institutes and university departments are also vigilant at their level. If any drug-related matter is observed among students or any suspicious situation is found, it is mandatory to report all the information to the local police administration immediately,” said the circular.The SPPU has also instructed to implement various activities to create awareness among students about the serious consequences of drug addiction.

Source-Pune Mirror