The event was formally inaugurated by the Dean of SSSMCRI and the Chief Guest of the function, Mr. A. Bharath (Deputy Superintendent of Police, Chengalpattu) in presence of the organizing chairman of the function Dr. Dipayan Deb Barman (Professor & HOD Forensic Medicine & Toxicology) and Invited judges for the function Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava (Professor of Community Medicine, SSSMCRI) and Prof (Dr). J.C. Helen Shaji (Principal SSSCON).
The program began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and an inaugural address by Prof (Dr.) Udit.B. Das, Dean of SSSMCRI. Dr.
Dipayan Deb Barman, Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, delivered the welcome speech and discussed the problems faced by youth and society due to drug abuse.
Mr. A. Bharath, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu, delivered a chief guest talk on the roles and responsibilities, and services offered by law enforcement agencies in cases of drug abuse and legal remedies available to people in the event of drug abuse.
An e-poster demonstration competition was held where two e-posters were jointly adjudged as the best poster and Rs.1000 INR was handed over to both the joint inners of the e-poster presentation competition.