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RRTC received National Award 2014 for outstanding work and contribution in the field of Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Ms. Mukta Puntambekar, Deputy Director of Muktangan Mitra a nd also the Chief Functionary of Regional Resource & Training Center - West Zone 1 receiving The National Award by Hon'ble President of I ndia Shri Pranab Mukherjee on June 26, 2014 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Muktangan Mitra, Pune, established on August 29, 1986 has been a pioneer organization in the field of "Drug Demand Reduction - treatment and rehabilitation of substance dependants and their families".

Muktangan Mitra was designated as a Regional Resource & Training Center - west Zone 1 in 199 by the Ministry of Social Justice & empowerment for guiding and providing technical support to 93 Intergrated Rehabilitation Centers for Addicts in the States of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa and Union Territories of Dadra & Nagar haveli and Daman & Diu.

Muktangan Mitra has been organizing various training and capacity building programs for Service Providers and Work Place Prevention Programs at local and state levels. It has been working in close collaboration with State Police, Social Welfare Department, CRPF, Anti Narcotic Cell, Narcotic Control Bureau, Educational Institutes as well as Panchayati Raj Institutions for disseminating information on ill-effects of drug abuse and to combat the problem of drug abuse.
Ms. Mukta Puntambekar, Deputy Director of Muktangan Mitra a nd also the Chief Functionary of Regional Resource & Training Center - West Zone 1 receiving The National Award by Hon'ble President of I ndia Shri Pranab Mukherjee on June 26, 2014 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Muktangan Mitra has been spreading the message of Drug Abuse Prevention through workshops, counseling, posters, booklets and lectures form last 14 years. with an average of over 20 workshops and 150 talks and lectures per year. The resource material, manuals, information, education and communication material developed by it on issues relating to drug abuse and HIV/ AIDS prevention in English/ Hindi and also in local Marathi language have facilitated the reach of messages across the Western Region of India on ill-effects of drug abuse.

The award for best Regional Resource & Training Center is conferred on Muktangan Mitra, Pune in recognition of their outstanding work and contribution in the field of Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Addiction in the Western region.


The National award was received by Ms. Mukta Puntambekar, Deputy Director of Muktangan Mitra a nd also the Chief Functionary of Regional Resource & Training Center - West Zone 1 and conferred upon by Hon'ble President of I ndia Shri Pranab Mukherjee on June 26, 2014 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.


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