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The Global Drugs Survey, a survey of recreational drug-use for the first time polled respondents from India. It found that more than any other nationalities, Indians are seeking help to reduce their alcohol intake which reflects awareness of abuse. GDS 2019 is the 8th annual report published by the organisation. About Global Drug Survey (GDS) ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The report of the National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been submitted. Major findings of the Survey Alcohol About 14.6% of people in ..
Topics: AIIMS • Alcohol • All India Institute of Medical Sciences • Cannabis • cocaine • Inhalants • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment • National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre • National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India • New Delhi • People Who Inject Drugs • Sedatives
Union Food Ministry has notified decision to allow sugar mills to manufacture ethanol directly from sugarcane juice or an intermediate product called B-molasses. In this regard, Sugarcane Control Order, 1966 has been amended. The move would help mills divert cane juice for ethanol manufacturing during surplus years. Key Facts Now in case of production of ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to roll out ‘Integrated initiative for prevention & control of viral hepatitis’ under National Health Mission (NHM) for prevention and control of viral hepatitis. The initiative will have budgetary support of more than Rs. 517 crore for three years. India is committed to eliminating the ..
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog is planning to set up Methanol Economy Fund worth Rs 4,000-5,000 crore to promote production and use of the clean fuel. The fund will be utilized for generation of cheaper, safer and pollution free methanol fuel by converting high ash content coal and stranded gas assets into ..