CHANDIGARH: The Punjab faculty training division has re-issued directions to make the colleges and educational institutions completely tobacco-free.
According to a spokesperson of the college training division, on the idea of the rules obtained from the federal government of India to make faculties and educational institutions tobacco-free, the director basic of the college training division issued a letter on this regard to all of the district training officers and faculty heads. The Punjab faculty training division has already taken strict steps to make faculties and environment tobacco free. The Punjab authorities has already banned the tobacco merchandise like gutkha and pan masala. Based on the brand new pointers of the Government of India, the division of college training has once more issued directions to make faculties completely tobacco-free.
According to the spokesperson, the most recent pointers issued by the Government of India state that tobacco-related deaths are on the rise worldwide and these deaths could be prevented. The Global Youth Tobacco Survey (2009) has reported that 14.6 per cent of scholars between the ages of 13 and 15 in India use tobacco in a single kind or one other. After this the Global Audit Tobacco Survey 2016-17 discovered that 28.6 per cent of individuals aged 15 years and above in India use tobacco which is having a detrimental impact on public well being. Due to the unwell results of tobacco, the federal government launched the National Tobacco Control Program in 2007-08 with an emphasis on educating faculty kids. The Punjab faculty training division already has been educating the scholars in regards to the unwell impact of tobacco.