HEC making efforts to curb menace of drugs in universities

Staff Reporter

The Higher Education Commission was making all-out efforts to address the growing menace of drug usage in the universities.

With an aim to provide a drug free environment at the educational institutions, the HEC was formulating new policies, the sources told on Wednesday.

They said that there was dire need for creating awareness and ensuring prevention against use of narcotics inside the universities.

The HEC, the sources added, on the directions of President of Pakistan, will constitute a committee of Vice Chancellors to develop content for a campaign to create awareness against the use of drugs.

The menace if drugs would be controlled in close coordination with the parents, they assured.