Karnataka State Temperance Board is an autonomous body under the Government of Karnataka entrusted with task of eradicating alcoholism and hazardous drug addiction through public awareness programs and educational programs involving various governmental and non-governmental agencies
STEPS has undertaken several programs to promote its objectives, and the “Alcohol De-Addiction Program” is one such program.
Activities undertaken by this program Conducting the training program to the volunteers and women’s self help groups in the area.
Organizing meetings at the village / block level to initiate the program, and organizing processions, street plays, etc., to create awareness.
Organizing the training programs to the youth clubs & women’s SHGs, to enable them to conduct a base survey of alcoholics & drug addicts in the village and to carry out the counseling activities for the primary consumers, regarding the hazards of alcohol and drugs.
Monitoring the base survey of alcoholics & drug addicts through periodic meetings, assessing the level of addiction, categorizing the consumers into primary (those who would recover by mere counseling), secondary (those who need de-addiction camps), and tertiary( those who may need even hospitalization) levels and recommending remedial measures to be undertaken.
Objectives of Alcohol De-Addiction Program
01 Launching anti-alcohol & drugs campaign in Bangalore city and Nanjangud town with a thrust on rural areas and alcohol prone uneducated mass.
02 Involving the rural youth & women through youth clubs & women’s self help groups in the campaign and sensitization of the local community to promote a primary prevention initiative
03 Creating models of alcohol & drugs free villages and a chain of villages, and to incorporate the model of early detection of brief intervention.
04 Establishing a system & tradition of non-alcoholism & prevention of abuse of drugs, and a grass root initiative against alcoholism & drug abuse.
05 Ultimately & gradually moving towards an alcohol & drugs free Karnataka.
Monitoring the counseling activities by the youth clubs & women’s SHGs by regular interactions with them.
STEPS has conducted Awareness Programs / Street Plays in the following areas / places Karnataka State Temperance Board is an autonomous body under the Government of Karnataka entrusted with task of eradicating alcoholism and hazardous drug addiction through public awareness programs and educational programs involving various governmental and non-governmental agencies.
STEPS has conducted Awareness Programs / Street Plays in the following areas / places
- Sunkadakatte busstand
- Sunkadakatte pipeline
- Nandini Layout
- A.P.M.C. Yard
- Yeshwanthapur busstand
- Yeshwanthpur railway station
- Malleshwaram 8th Cross
- Toll Gate
- Vijayanagar busstand
- A. Dasarahally
- Magadi Main road – Near Om Prabha college busstop
- K.H.B. Colony
- Summanahally busstop
- Parimala Nagar
- Geleyara Balaga
- Mahalskhmi Layout
- Maruthi Nagara
- Ranganathapura (Malleshwaram)
- Sheshadripuram – Central
- Magadi road (Near Prasanna talkies)
- Papireddy Palya
- R.P.C. Yard south gate
- R.P.C. Yard west gate