National Tobacco Control Program


lkihThe GOI has launched the new National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) to implement the Anti- Tobacco laws and to sensitize all stakeholders. To implement NTCP, a State Tobacco Control Cell at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Punjab,Chandigarh and District Tobacco Control Units in the State of Punjab are to be set up at District Head Quarters. State Committee for the Tobacco Control is to be set up in consultation with the concerned officials. This committee will have members from official and Nonofficial departments. The official departments will be the departments of Health, Finance, Labor, Commerce, Home affairs, Information & Broadcasting, Public relations, Education, Police Department, Law & Agriculture. The Non-official members will be the members of the Civil Society like Social Activists, NGO’s, students & Youth readers.


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