In order for leaving no stone unturned in disseminating the prevention messages against drug abuse, Bodh the drug abuse eradication program of DJJS laid an exhibition information counter at D. R Jain School in Jalandhar, Punjab. SW. Sajjananand ji, disciple of Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji, head and Founder of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan and an expert on Drug abuse, had delivered a profound lecture discussing various problems and pressures that a student faces in his/her life. Emphasizing upon the element of peer pressure as the vital among all, he gave some practical and readily applicable tips to the students on how to combat peer pressure in life.
"Saying no is the mantra", said he and also suggested the students to have clarity and logical aptitude on what they decide, be very assertive in what they say and do. Your assertiveness is your shield that protects you from 90% of problems that a student comes across. He also read out 10 prevention messages from the pamphlets distributed and also asked to student to read them time and again so as to be vigilant , precautious and never let even the experimentation or first taste of these illicit products in their lives.
Jalandhar branch of DJJS is also planning to take up a dedicated project in order to eradicate the problem of drug abuse from the society, especially, in the region of Punjab, the first transit point of elicit drug trafficking, where, as per the surveys done, almost 7 out of 10 people are abusing one or the other drugs, claiming its border shared with the nations like Afghanistan and Pakistan the largest opium producers.
Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan is a multi-faceted socio-spiritual organization, founded and headed by His holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji to actualize the vision of ‘Global Peace, through Self- Awakening’. DJJS is working towards social reformation and welfare of the communities, through its network of branches spread across the globe. On social front, its primary focus remains on gender, health, education, environment, drug-abuse eradication, bovine conservation and empowerment of persons with disabilities and the prisoners.