Guwahati: Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday asked for drafting of a Drug Rehabilitation Policy to step up fights against drugs.
CM sarma held a meeting with the State Level Coordinating Agency (SLCA), Drug Prevention, Assam as well as representatives from various private rehabilitation centres at the conference hall of CM’s Office.
Taking to his Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “Assam Against Drugs Even as we step up our fight against drugs, & tighten grip around perpetrators of this crime, there is a need to look ahead. At a meeting today, I have asked for drafting of a Drug Rehabilitation Policy in consultation with various experts & stakeholders.”
The minister has also asked the Health and Social Welfare department to prepare a draft of the said policy with the consultation with the various organizations dealing with the de-addiction measures.
He further advocated for better scope and scientific approach in the matter so that rehabilitated persons will not indulge again in such activities.