Tobacco Awareness Program

IIMT College of Pharmacy Greater Noida organised a Tobacco Awareness Programme in association with District Tobacco Control Board under National Tobacco Control Programme on 9th October, 2018 at the college Seminar Hall. Our Chief Guest Dr Amit Vikram, Additional CMO G.B.Nagar and Honorable M.D. Shri Mayank Aggarwal inaugurated the program with the lamp lightning ceremony Dr. Sumedha Kushwaha, Founder and General Secretary ATTAC Society and Dr. Munisha Coordinator ATTAC were the Guest of honour.

Addressing the Students Dr. Amit Vikram reminded the students that Tobacco is the biggest cause of preventable deaths in the world today and the youths are in majority to Tobacco addiction. He sensitized the students on Tobacco addiction, diseases caused by it and measures to be taken to curb this menace. He also encouraged the Director to take the initiative & necessary measures in making the institution a Tobacco-free Campus. Booklets and fliers were distributed to all the students.

Dr. Sumedha Kushwaha is a practicing anti tobacco specialist an important part of his job profile is spreading the awareness of cancer among the students. The program was attended by the 200 students of Dept of Pharmacy and Dept of Engineering. The speaker elaborated on the reasons, prevention and control. The discussion was informative and students actively participated. The discussion ended with the extension of tobacco use to drug addiction.