World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), 2021
In reference circular vide D.O.No. 14-12/2021 (CPP-II) Dated 29.05.2021 regarding use of TOBACCO is the leading cause of preventable death and a known risk factor for CANCER, LUNG DISORDERS, CARDIO VASCULAR diseases and early onset of Tuberculosis.
As we all know that, the World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31st May. This day also known as the anti-tobacco day was an initiative by WHO. The theme selected for this year's World No Tobacco Day was “Commit to Quit”.
This department organized a sensitization programme on the topic of World No Tobacco Day. The programme was conducted on 31.05.2021 at 3:30 pm in the New Block of Department of Electricity, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and it turned out to be very fruitful and rewarding. Assistant Electrical Engineer (W&M) addressed the event and administered the oath to pledge.
The AE (SSS), JEs, Office & Field Staff of the Deparment of Electricity attended the programme and participated in the oath in a befitting manner following strict adherence to the Government Guidelines/Protocols on COVID-19. All the staff of the department solemnly pledged to reduce their usage of tobacco and eventually stop using them.