Tobacco Free India campaign organized by Narain Sewa Sansthan partner with Indian Dental Association. Flag off ceremony of tobacco free India which held at ACS convention centre Mysore road. In this function Padmashri Anil Kumble Former Indian cricket Captain was the chief guest , Dr George Thomas President IDA was guest of honour , Dr. C R Ramchandran Chair Person Tobacco free india , Mr. Manoj Kumar Sinha President Narain sewa sansthan , Dr. Somil Rastogi- WHO consultant, Dr. V. Raju, DME (Govt. of Karnataka) , Dr. Padma. K Bhat ,an a team of doctors from various dental colleges of Bangalore were part of the flag off ceremony and more than 1500 people were present in Tobacco free India Campaign flag off . Two doctor Dr. Sachin Sinha secretary Narain Sewa Sansthan & Chief Co-ordinator of Tobacco Free India Campaign & Dr Joby Peter Sectary kerala Branch Narain Sewa Sansthan moving in 1 car , covering 13 state , 45 centres , more than 9000 kms , in 37 days, to spread the message “Choose Life not Tobacco”.
Mr .Anil Kumble advise people not to use tobacco and wish for the success of this tobacco free India campaign and appreciated Narain Sewa Sansthan for their work . Dr. George Thomas told the ill effect of regular use of tobacco product, and in future IDA & Narain Sewa Sansthan will work together and he also Wish Dr sachin & Dr Joby Peter for the success of the campaign . Dr. Sachin Sinha administrative Anti Tobacco Oath to the participant present on the function.
This initiative is taken up by Narain Sewa Sansthan under the able leadership & guidance of Dr. Ashok. Dhoble, Hon. Secretary General, IDA. In these campaign documentary films about the ill effects of tobacco use, consultations, public educations, parent guidance and education of tobacco use, distribution of pamphlets regarding the harmful effects of tobacco use and questioner etc are arranged with this programme.
The campaign vehicle proceeded from Bangalore towards Tamil Nadu and will cover Pondicherry and so on.