Tobacco-free instructional establishments in all of the districts of the state might be inspired by issuing certificates on the event of Independence Day on August 15. Information boards of non-smoking areas might be put up on the entry factors of the faculties and might be marked with a yellow stripe inside a radius of 100 yards. Nodal officers might be appointed in instructional establishments to make tobacco free. Tobacco customers might be recognized and motivated to give up tobacco in instructional establishments. Guidelines have been issued by the Directorate of Public Instruction to all of the Joint Director School Education on this regard to declare all the faculties within the state free from cigarettes and tobacco.
According to the rules issued to the Divisional Joint Director School Education, in response to the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Control Act, smoking in public locations and workplaces is prohibited. For this, all instructional establishments ought to compulsorily show a non-smoking space board on the entry level. The sale of cigarettes and different tobacco merchandise inside 100 yards of instructional establishments is prohibited. This must also be compulsorily displayed on the discover board. For this, ensure to be marked with a yellow bar inside a radius of 100 yards. The tips issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India needs to be adopted in all instructional establishments.
In coordination with the Chief Medical and Health Officer, Health Department within the district, all the academic establishments subordinate to it needs to be made tobacco free and nodal officers needs to be appointed in instructional establishments for this work. Tobacco customers needs to be recognized and motivated to give up tobacco in instructional establishments. On the event of Independence Day, fifteenth August, an increasing number of tobacco-free instructional establishments in all of the districts needs to be inspired by issuing certificates underneath the joint signature of the District Collector, District Education Officer, Chief Medical and Health Officer.