April 17: To create awareness among youth particularly teenagers and civil society members regarding pros and cons of social media, Police in Baramulla organized a programme at Sherwani Hall Baramulla. DIG NKR Shri Mohammad Suleman Choudhary-IPS, SSP Baramulla and DC Baramulla were present on the occasion.
Civil Society members, media fraternity, students and staff members of various schools participated in the programme. Participating members were provided with pamphlets containing information about the use of social media.
DIG NKR Baramulla in his address impressed on civil society members and teaching community to act as torch bearers of society. He assured them of all possible assistance from JK Police in organizing and supporting events which will provide a platform to youth for exploring talents and channelizing them properly so as to ensure a better future of the young generation.
Officers appealed the parents to maintain proper supervision over their children while introducing them to modern communication gadgets and internet equipped mobile phones.
At the conclusion of the event, essential equipments like Water purifier, Braille Papers, Uniforms & Inverters were distributed among two schools, Blind School Baramulla and KGBV Khawajabagh Baramulla, while the other participating schools were presented with gifts by JK Police which included musical instruments like Piano, Guitar, Tabla and Harmonium.