As part of the Social Awareness Campaign (SAC) , a one day programme ‘Subodha’ was conducted, in association with Computer Society of India (CSI) at the Brahmasthanam Auditorium of School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, on February 23, 2017.

The aim of the programme was to create awareness against Alcohol and Drug Consumption. Sri. K. A. Abdul Salam, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Narcotic Cell, formally inaugurated the function which was blessed by Brahmachari Anaghamrita Chaithanya of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Dr. U. Krishnakumar welcomed the gathering. The meeting was presided over by Sri. Venugopal G. Kurup, Superintendent,Narcotic Control Bureau, Govt. of India. He gave an awareness talk supplemented with visuals on the theme “Say No to Drugs”. Sri. Kumar Manohar Manjuand, Sri. S. Rajesh Jayakrishnan, Intelligence Officers,Narcotic Control Bureau, Govt. of India, also attended the function. Dr. Maya L. Pai, Head of the Department of Computer Science and IT, delivered the vote of thanks.

As part of the above programme, a short film and a street play conceived and created by the students were performed. Posters depicting various aspects of the theme were exhibited. The programme was guided by the SAC Coordinator Sri. K. Sreekumar, Asst. Professor. Students received certificates from the IG of Drugs Control Bureau, Govt. of India for their initiatives.

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