Substance abuse is an ongoing problem and its impact on Punjab’s citizens is proving to be one which is breaking down the very fabric of Punjab’s familial construct.
Punjab’s youth addicted to drugs
of those in Indian jails for drug abuse are from Punjab
Punjab is the second most indebted state within India
With the highest out-migration in the country, causing a muscle and brain drain for the region, coupled with employment figures below the national average. Education initiatives about drug abuse are pivotal and need to be worked on.
Of agricultural households in debt
Industries have shut down in the last decade
Of rural women have a debt of 1.5 lakhs
Learn more about about the social issues affecting Punjab.
Punjab faces social issues like drug addiction, female foeticide, domestic violence, child labor & farmer suicides. Addressing these issues will require a concerted effort. Saving Punjab’s aims to raise awareness of these issues is crucial for creating a better future for all the people of Punjab.