Press Esc to close

Badal tells officers to check illegal sale of drugs

Chandigarh, Jan 27, 2013 PTI: 0:33 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday directed the health department to work out a viable proposal to check the sale of illegal drugs at chemist outlets.

He suggested the health officials to delegate more power to senior medical officers to raid and take the required action against chemists selling illegal drugs in the state.

Badal, in a meeting with a delegation of Bharti Kisan Union (BKU), said the Punjab government was committed to eradicate drug menace from the state. BKU members claimed that due to the shortage of Drug Inspectors in the state, required action was not being taken against chemists selling illegal drugs in rural areas.

Badal asked Health and Family Welfare Minister Madan Mohan Mittal to take early necessary steps in this regard.

He demanded a ban on the open sale of poppy husk in Rajasthan, saying it was posing a great threat to Punjab.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers taking...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers taking...

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff...

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff...

SUCI activists stage a protest rally against State...

SUCI activists stage a protest rally against State...

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs during the...

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs during the...

Mime artist Ujjal Kar gets ready to perform as Charlie Chaplin...

Mime artist Ujjal Kar gets ready to perform as Charlie Chaplin...

Acid attack survivor Mohi walks the ramp along with...

Acid attack survivor Mohi walks the ramp along with...

People buying Sugar Canes in a market for upcoming...

People buying Sugar Canes in a market for upcoming...

Britain's Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, arrives to speak at the Chatham...

Britain's Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, arrives to speak at the Chatham...

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, passes the Olympic Flame onto...

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, passes the Olympic Flame onto...

Tamil Nadu coach L Balaji with R Ashwin at BKC...

Tamil Nadu coach L Balaji with R Ashwin at BKC...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.