Information reveals, Haryana state government is worried over fast increasing cases of drugs smuggling, sale and drug addiction among youths including females in Haryana state in which 10 districts covering almost 50% area in the state including Sirsa, Rohtak, Hisar, Fatehabad, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Sonepat and Nuh have been identified worst affected. Earlier, most of the youths in Punjab state were seen addicted to drugs as compared to youths in Haryana state but now the scenario have changed and majority of youths are taking drugs in Haryana especially in rural areas and the state is turning as a hub for smuggling and sale of drugs. Haryana state government has now prepared a action plan to make state completely drugs-free.
In a joint press conference at Chandigarh Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatter and Home Minister Anil Vij expressing deep concern produced action plan before media as regard measures being taken by the state government to wipe out smuggling and sale of drugs in the state and save young generation. He said, more drug de-addiction centres and village level societies are being set up in the state to have control over increasing drug addiction among youths, efforts are being made to identify people involved in smuggling and sale of drugs and a toll-free number 9050892508 has been released to give information about those involved in drugs business.
Anil Vij said, efforts are being made to make Haryana state completely drugs-free and police department has been directed to deal all cases related to drugs smuggling and sale thoroughly till last the accused are arrested, pushed behind bars and properties of those involved in drugs smuggling are attached. He said, Narcotic Control Bureau developed in the state will take action jointly along with district police till the state becomes completely drugs-free. Vij warned all those involved in drug smuggling either to leave this illegal business or leave the state immediately.
In reply to a question as regard employment opportunities for youths in Haryana state, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatter disclosed that nearly 50000 recruitments are being made in the state shortly by Haryana Lok Sewa and Haryaana Staff Selection Commission on the basis of ability of applicants. Chief Minister said, the area of National Capital Region (NCR) which include nearly 59% area comprising of 13 districts in the state in 100 km distance up to Gharaunda in Haryana from Capital Delhi in being reduced.
Vij said, all police stations in Haryana state have been directed to submit status report of every complaint registered in a police station also available at the on-line portal will not be submitted within 10 days to Director General Police as well as Home Secretary action will not be taken by the concerned SHO the Superintendent Police of district will be responsible for delay and answerable.