On the direction of the Vice Chancellor of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Prof. Dr. Naveed Akhtar, a committee has been established to create awareness about the side effects of drugs and discourage their use.
The objectives of setting up the committee include seminars, workshops, and special awareness sessions for students and parents on all campuses to create awareness about drug-related diseases.
Establishing a policy based on clear and strict rules regarding anti-drugs on the campus, arranging special tests related to drug use, coordinating with law enforcement agencies in this regard, patrolling all campuses by the security department and other actions are ongoing.
Committee members include Prof. Dr. Faizuddin Ahmed, Chairman Committee, Prof. Dr. Moazzam Jamil, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rauf, Prof. Dr. Nasreen Akhtar, Prof. Dr. Shair Muhammad Malik, Shahzad Ahmad Khalid, Chief Security Officer and Dr. Muhammad Usman Cheema.
In this regard, the seminar series organized by the committee has started. The first seminar was organized by the Faculty of Law at the Abbasia Campus. The guest speaker, Dr. Saeed Akhtar Chaudhry, Associate Professor (Retd.), Psychiatrist, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur.