Diversity Indian Community Being Tackled
Volunteer Organization for Social Development, Crime Prevention and Anti -Drug Kuala Lumpur known as Pertubuhan Sukarelawan Penbangunan Sosial dan Pencegah Jenayah (PENCEGAH) is an intermediary body government or local authorities in addressing the problems of people in addition to carrying out crime prevention and anti-drug program.
PENCEGAH was formed in 1998 and endorsed by The Interior Ministry (KDN) in 2013. Headquarter of PENCEGAH placed in Government Offices Complex, Bukit Perdana, Jalan Dato ‘ Onn and there are subordinate offices all around the districts. There are 429 registered according up to date of April 2015.
“PENCEGAH encourages people to join the organization to help prevent social problems, crime and drug abuse. Volunteers will benefit in terms of knowledge of the law and about the best way to solve the problems of society by participating in these programs and it is not political concept organization. We’re serving neutrally to community and nation,” said The President of PENCEGAH, Mr.Jeevan. S. Ramamurthy.
In addition, PENCEGAH has formed an Indian Community Task Force Committee is known as Jawatankuasa Petugas Khas Masyarakat India. Former prisoners are given the opportunity to engage in the committee based on their experience related crime. Furthermore, PENCEGAH carry patrol session around every sub districts’ residential areas. For example, PENCEGAH would question Y-Gen especially Indians if hang at certain sensitive places.
PENCEGAH jump into action to prevent especially drug abuse. PENCEGAH is working hard to prevent Indian with minority population rise to majority level of social sickness. People who are concerned can contact the hotline at 1700-80-6829 and 019- 234 0607 or register with the Anti- Registration Campaign Volunteers in Government Offices Complex, Bukit Perdana, Jalan Dato ‘ Onn.
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