Activity Report 2013-14

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No of admissions – 96 (April 2013-March 2014)

Nijaat conducted an addiction workshop for Mahatma Gandhi Vidyaphit Varanasi. 37 students and 82 teachers were present there (1 May 2013)

Nijaat conducted a workshop at L.BS.N. AA Mussoorie for IAS probationers on drug abuse and its control (2 May 2013)

Nijaat conducted a session on stress management for 40 staff of Lattice Roy memorial foundation (30 May 2013)

Nijaat conducted a workshop at Tibetan home foundation Mussoorie on 26 Juneanti-drug day,1300 students and 150 staff were present there (26 June 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness on nicotine prevention and abstinence at Hope Foundation at a workshop organised by UASACS. About 125 students and 15 teachers were present (25 July 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session on nicotine and substance abuse for 115 children and 7 staff, sponsored by World Vision at Surbhi Hotel (25 July 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session on nicotine and drug abuse for 120 children and 7 staff at SNEHA School, Govindgarh. The workshop was sponsored by UASACCS (26 July 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session at T.I project, Nashville road at Herbetpur Christian hospital project. 30 persons including 15 I.D.U, s and 15 family members and 10 staff of T. I project were present. The issue discussed was root of addiction, family's role in addiction and abstinence. The workshop was sponsored by UASACS (26 July 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session on roots of addiction and how to help an addict with empathy at a workshop organised by UASACS at Premnagar hospital.50 persons including Dr. Meenakshi Uniyal addi project director UASACS (30 July 2013).

20 students from The Doon School along with a teacher came to Nijaat to volunteer work. They spread cores and to cover the Sheggish in the ground (11 August 2013)

Nijaat gave awareness at Dev Bhoomi Institute of Technology Manduwala on nicotine, drugs and alcohol addiction. 100 students of B.Pharmacy and staff including dean of pharmacy were present (13 August 2013)

Nijaat gave awareness at Madhuban Hotel Haridwar on nicotine, drugs and alcohol including injectable drug use on prevention and treatment. About 70 students from Rishikul Vidhyapeeth Bhramcharya Sanskrit College Haridwar and 60 students from Pannalal Bhalla Municipal Inter College were present (20 August 2013).

Nijaat conducted an awareness session on nicotine, drugs and alcohol abuse prevention and treatment at secondary school, for class 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th students at NIVH. 60 students and 4 teachers were present (31 August 2013)

12 Students from The Doon School came to Nijaat to volunteer. They chopped grass and threw it out of the campus (1 Sep 2013)

Mr. Prakash met Dwarika Prasad Nauni regarding abstinence from nicotine, helping inhalants abusers, street counseling (5 Sep 2013)

Mr. Prakash conducted a two-day workshop for ADP-Jagriti-World Vision at Pauri. About 50 persons i.e. 25 from youth group and 25 volunteers were present. Issue covered was nicotine and alcohol (19, 20 Sep 2013)

Nijaat conducted a workshop at Targeted Intervention Project of Herbetpur Christian hospital, Nashville road, 40 injectable drug user and project staff were present (21 Sep 2013).

Nijaat conducted an awareness workshop on addiction related issues organised at Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Raipur Road. It was attended by about 20 girls and 40 male students of B. Theology, M. Divinity (28 Sep 2013)

Nijaat participated in the capability building workshop of Community Health Global Network, Uttrakhand cluster (4 Oct 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session at Central School, Birpur for class 11th and 12th on nicotine, drugs and alcohol addiction including a session on impact of addiction on family members (8 Oct 2013)

Nijaat conducted a workshop at Hope Town girls school on substance and behaviour addiction. About 150 students were present (12 Oct 2013)

Nijaat conducted a workshop on substance addiction at Unison International School Mussoorie Malsi road in cooperation with The Doon School. About 200 girl student participated in an interactive session. The principal, dean of academics T.S Gupta were present (22 Oct 2013).

Nijaat conducted a workshop at patrician college of education, part of St. Joseph Academy for 200 students and 10 staff were present. Issue discussed was nicotine, drug, alcohol abuse prevention and treatment (25 Oct 2013)

Nijaat conducted an awareness session at Doon Guitar Company on drug, nicotine and alcohol prevention and abuse 20 staff, director and owner Mr. Dave were present (28 Oct 2013)

On the occasion of National Youth Day, a workshop was organised by UASACS on youth drugs and HIV and Nijaat did a 20-minute presentation there (12 Jan 2014)

Nijaat gave awareness at Police Line through Nukkar Natak. About 300 persons were present including S.S.P-Dehradun (17 Jan 2014)

Nijaat gave awareness amongst religious leaders in Gandewar, District Saharanpur. About 40 religious leaders including Astrologers, Maulvis, Priests and Witch doctors were present (11 Feb 2014)

Nijaat conducted street theatre at Dickling Sahastradhara Road and at Raipur chowk. It was a joint effort between Nijaat and Zhidey Khangsar. About 250 persons were present at dickling and 100 persons were present at Raipur (21 Feb 2014)

Nijaat participated with state stake holder consultation with a view to promote health and rights of people who use drugs in India, organised by India HIV/AIDS Alliance in partnership with HRIDAYA and USACS. About 15 stake holder were represented by 6 TI's,  ART, 108 service, TB control, IGNOU, HOPE, 40 participants were present there. The Venue was Pacific Hotel (11 March 2014).

News about Nijaat activities was printed in many newspapers