KATHUA: District Legal Services Authority, Kathua conducted Legal Awareness Camp on NALSA (Legal Services for Victims of Drug Abuse and Eradication of Drug Threat), Scheme, 2015 here at District Jail and Compound from the district court the other day.
The programs were conducted under the general supervision of the Chairman of the District Legal Services Authority, Jaffer Hussain Beg, for the benefit of inmates as well as attorneys, district court personnel and litigants.
During the program, a team of dental surgeons from the Indira Gandhi Government Dental College, Jammu, led by Dr. Iqbal Singh, educated participants on the dangers of drug addiction as well as its relationship to oral health. The team of doctors also demonstrated ways to maintain oral hygiene.
In addition, the team of doctors conducted dental examinations of Kathua District Jail inmates, attorneys, volunteer paralegals, and judicial district personnel.
The panel lawyers, Sumit Jasrotia and Naiya Sharma, were the resource persons for the programs. They highlight various provisions of the NALSA (Legal Services for Victims of Drug Addiction and Eradication of the Drug Threat), Scheme, 2015.