Arunachal

Arunachal: Mini Secretariat declared No Tobacco Zone

The violators will be fined or even jailed as per COTPA, informed the DMO. The DMO further informed that the challan book has also been handed over to EAC for strict implementation of the law ( COTPA).


Naharlagun 

The Director Audit & Pension Abdul Basit today declared the Mini Secretariat Naharlagun as No Tobacco Zone in a mammoth gathering attended by the Director Health services Dr Moromor Lego, Director Transport Tage Tado, EAC Naharlagun Ashok Tajo, DMO ICC Dr Mandip Perme, FAO, TO and NGOs along with all the staffs of various departments under Mini Secretariat Naharlagun.

The program was organized by District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) ICC under DMO ICC establishment.

The DMO informed that No tobacco zone is being implemented under the law Cigarettes and Other Tobacco  Products Act 2003 ( COTPA) where section 4 prohibits on smoking in any public place and section 6 (a) (b) prohibits sale of cigarettes or any other tobacco products to any person who is under 18 yrs and within the radius of 100 yards from any Educational Institutions.

The violators will be fined or even jailed as per COTPA, informed the DMO. The DMO further informed that the challan book has also been handed over to EAC for strict implementation of the law ( COTPA).

The program ended with unveiling of signboard/ Hoarding by Director Health services, Director Audit & Pension and Director of Transport.

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