Port Blair, Nov 29: An awareness programme on Career Guidance and Drug Abuse with Special focus on Cyber Crime was organized by N&MA District police on 29/11/2022 at Mahatma Gandhi Govt. College Mayabunder with 500 college students and faculty members. SI Ashok Kumar Bagel highlighted different types of Cyber-crimes and precautionary measures as well as challenges with the investigation agencies to crack down cyber-crime in the present scenario and highlighted the safety tips to a common man. Ms. Geetanjali Khandelwal, IPS, Superintendent of Police (D), Mayabunder highlighted the importance of choosing the correct career option and efforts required to achieve it because due to lack of guidance students fail to choose the right way for career prospects. She also explained the components & methods to choose the right career and the importance of career guidance. MG College provides good faculties for the students with good career opportunities and scope in different fields. Speaking on the ill effect of Drug abuse especially in the youngsters and teenagers in the Islands she elaborately discussed the risk factors and effects of drugs in society and their lives. Youngsters are easily targeted being lured to drugs by excitement, curiosity or by drug related risk behavior. The harmful use of alcohol can have serious social and economic consequences for individuals, family and society at a whole.
The college students presented “NukkadNatak” on the theme of Cyber Crime and Drug Abuse. Dr. S.K. Biswas, Principal (I/c) expressed his gratitude to District Police for organizing a career guidance & awareness programme in the college and highlighted the benefits of this awareness program organized by the senior officers of the district.
At the concluding session of the programme, Ms. Geetanjali Khandelwal, IPS, Superintendent of Police (D), Mayabunder interacted with college students, heard the challenges being faced by them for choosing a career and guided them.