International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan launched in 272 districts

Published: September 21, 2020

On September 20, 2020, the minister of state for Social justice and Empowerment Shri Ratan Lal Kataria said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha that the Ministry has launched Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan in more than 272 districts so far. The National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction has been formulated ..

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National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction launched

Published: June 27, 2020

On June 26, 2020, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched the National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction, “Nasha Mukt Bharat”. The plan was launched on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Highlights Every year, the United Nations observe the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking ..

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June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Published: June 26, 2020

Every year, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed by the United Nations. It is being observed since 1989. Highlights The date June 26 has been chosen to observe the day to commemorate Lin Zexu’s dismantling of Opium trade in Guangdong. The resolution for the observance was instituted in 1987. This ..

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26th June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Published: June 26, 2020

In order to make societies across the world free of drug abuse, on 7th December 1987, by adopting resolution 42/112, the United Nations General Assembly declared 26th June to be observed as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The Theme for 2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Better Knowledge ..

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United Nations World Drug Report 2019

Published: July 7, 2019

The United Nations World Drug Report 2019 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) makes the following observations: Globally around 35 million people are estimated to suffer from drug use disorders and who require treatment services. But only one in seven people with drug use disorders receiving treatment each year. Effective ..

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