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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Assistance to Voluntary Organizations for Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Posted On: 04 AUG

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Assistance to Voluntary Organizations for Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Posted On: 04 AUG 2021 5:49PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment had been implementing a “Central Sector Scheme of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse” till Financial year 2019-20 after which this scheme has been merged into National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPPDR) with effect from 01.04.2020.

Total number of beneficiaries during the financial year 2020-21 under NAPDDR are 2,08,415 persons .

State-wise number of beneficiaries under the said scheme during FY 2020-21 are at Annexure-I.

This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. A. Narayanaswamy in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.

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