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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
28 MAR 2023 5:16PM by PIB Delhi
DE-ADDICTION PROGRAMME

National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, being implemented by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, under which financial assistance is provided to (i) 'State Governments/ Union Territory (UT) Administrations for Preventive Education and Awareness Generation, Capacity Building, Skill development, vocational training and livelihood support of ex-drug addicts, Programmes for Drug Demand Reduction by States/UTs etc. and (ii) 'NGOs/VOs for running and maintenance of Integrated Rehabilitation Centres for Addicts (lRCAs), Community based peer Led lntervention (CPLI) for early Drug Use Prevention among Adolescents, Outreach and Drop In Centres (ODIC), District De-Addiction Centres (DDACs)' and (iii) Addiction Treatment Facilities(ATFs) in Government Hospitals.

To address the problem of Drug Abuse, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment under NAPDDR scheme is taking a sustained and coordinated action for arresting the problem of substance abuse among the youth and women. This includes:

  1. Launched NashaMukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA) in 372 most vulnerable districts under which a massive community outreach is being done through more than 8000 youth volunteers. More than 9.58+ crore people have been reached out so far including 3.13+ crore youth, 2.09+ crore women and 3.14+ lakh educational institutes. There is a provision of release of 10 lakh rupees to identified district administrations on submission of Annual Action Plan by them for Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
  2. 340 Integrated Rehabilitation Centres for Addicts (IRCAs) are supported by the Ministry. These IRCAs not only provide for treating the drug victims, but also give services of preventive education, awareness generation, motivational counselling, detoxi´Čücation/ de-addiction, after care and re-integration into the social mainstream. Ministry also provided support to special de-addiction centre for women and children.
  3. 48 Community based Peer led Intervention (CPLI) Centres are supported by the Ministry. These CPLIs focus on vulnerable and at risk children and adolescents. Under this, peer educators engage children for awareness generation and life skill activities.
  4. 71 Outreach and Drop In Centres (ODICs) are supported by the Ministry. These ODICs provide safe and secure space of treatment and rehabilitation for substance users, with provision of screening, assessment and counselling and thereafter provide referral and linkage to treatment and rehabilitation services for substance dependence.
  5. Ministry also supports setting up of 46 Addiction Treatment Facilities (ATFs) in some Government hospitals, which is being implemented through AIIMS, New Delhi.
  6. A Toll-free Helpline for de-addiction, 14446 is being maintained by the Ministry for providing primary counseling and immediate assistance to the persons seeking help through this helpline.

g.    Ministry through its autonomous body National Institute of Social Defence (NISD)  and other collaborating agencies like SCERTs, Kendriya Vidyalaya    Sangathan etc. provides for regular awareness generation and sensitization   sessions for all stakeholders including students, teachers, parents etc.

The details of the funds spent, allocated and released for the same, State/Union Territory-wise including Karnataka are placed at Annexure-I.

The details and number of beneficiaries under the programme, State/ Union Territory-wise is placed at Annexure-II.

To address the problem of Drug Abuse, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment under NAPDDR scheme is taking a sustained and coordinated action for arresting the problem of substance abuse among the youth and women.

The Ministry launched Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA) on 15th August, 2020 in 272 identified districts with an aim to create awareness about ill effects of substance abuse among the youth, with special focus on higher education institutes, university campuses, schools and reaching out into the community and garnering community involvement and ownership of the Abhiyaan. Recently 100 more districts have been included in the list of NMBA districts.

Following major activities have been undertaken under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan:

  1. As part of the Abhiyaan, special emphasis is laid on the participation of stakeholders such as women, children, educational institutions, civil society organizations etc. who may be directly or indirectly affected by substance use.
  2. More than 8,000 Master Volunteers have been selected and trained to lead the Abhiyaan activities in the 372 identified districts.
  3. Till now, through the various activities undertaken on-ground 9.58+ Crore people reached out.
  4. More than 3.13+ crore youth have actively participated in the activities of the Abhiyaan and spreading on-ground the message against substance use. Around 4,000+ Yuva Mandals, NYKS & NSS Volunteers, Youth Clubs have also been associated with the Abhiyaan.
  5. The contribution of 2.09+ crore women have also been vital in reaching out to a larger community through the Anganwadi & ASHA Workers, ANMs, Mahila Mandals & Women SHGs.
  6. Across the country till now, 3.14+ lakh educational institutions have conducted activities with students & youth to educate them on substance use under the Abhiyaan.
  7. Social media has effectively been utilized to spread the message of the Abhiyaan online by creating handles on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and sharing daily updates on them.
  8. An Android based mobile Application has been developed to capture the data of activities happening on ground on a real-time basis by the districts and master volunteers. This App has been placed on the Google Play Store.
  9. A short film on the Abhiyaan, its objectives and the efforts of the districts has been made and released on social media.
  10. Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan website has been launched which provides real-time information about field activities through dashboards and various resources to understand the issue of substance use.

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Annexure-I

Annexure in Reply to part (a) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 4384 on 28.03.2023

The details of the funds allocated and released State/Union Territory-wise including Karnataka are as under-

 

Fund released to NGOs/ VOs/ SAP under the NAPDDR

(amount in Crore)

 

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

Name of the State/ UT

Funds released
to NGOs/Vos

Fund released to SAP

Funds released
to NGOs/Vos

Funds released
to NGOs/Vos

Andhra Pradesh

3.94

3.71

3.12

3.39

A&N islands

0

0

0

0

Arunachal Pr.

0

0

0

0.04

Assam

6.69

0

5.24

3.68

Bihar

3.97

0

2.05

1.83

Chandigarh

0.16

0

0.27

0

Chhatisgarh

0.88

0

0.86

1.29

D&N Haveli

0

0

0

0

Daman &Diu

0.18

0

0.2

0.19

Delhi

3.92

0

4.37

3.06

Goa

0

0

0

0

Gujarat

1.7

0

2.35

1.87

Haryana

2.47

0

1.98

1.80

Himachal Pradesh

0.4

0

1.29

0.90

Jammu &Kashimir

0.84

0

0.46

0.75

Jharkhand

0.39

0

0.19

0.23

Karnataka

9.22

0

7.67

9.00

Kerala

5.96

0

3.62

2.61

Ladakh

0

0

0

0

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

0

Madhya Pradesh

4.8

0

2.84

2.88

Maharashtra

17.9

0

8.77

9.29

Manipur

6.34

0

7.2

7.63

Meghalaya

0.12

0

0

0.18

Mizoram

2.17

0

1.95

2.02

Nagaland

1.4

0

1.97

1.16

Orissa

10.66

0

10.07

8.34

Puducherry

0.66

0

0.22

0.35

Punjab

1.55

0

1.08

0.71

Rajasthan

6.59

0

3.74

4.04

Sikkim

0.42

0

0.46

0.19

Tamil Nadu

5.66

0

4.95

4.92

Telangana

2.45

0

2.32

2.31

Tripura

0.08

0

0.08

0.14

Uttarakhand

0.39

0

1.28

1.54

West Bengal

2.14

0

2.43

2.11

Uttar Pradesh

10.49

0

6.09

4.75

Others

31.1

0

1.81

3.19

TOTAL

145.6

3.71

90.93

86.39

 

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Annexure-II

Annexure in reply to part (b) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.4384 on 28.3.2023

Sl No.

Name of the State/ UT

2020-21

2021-22

    2022-23

 (as on date

  1.  

Andhra Pradesh

6878

18658

11768

  1.  

A&N islands

0

0

0

  1.  

Arunachal Pr.

345

30

5

  1.  

Assam

15995

26984

15461

  1.  

Bihar

1414

1583

932

  1.  

Chandigarh

842

1007

812

  1.  

Chhatisgarh

6058

16580

11901

  1.  

D&N Haveli

0

0

0

  1.  

Daman &Diu

165

160

71

  1.  

Delhi

12993

18549

15033

  1.  

Goa

0

3

2

  1.  

Gujarat

1289

1571

907

  1.  

Haryana

5692

7352

4364

  1.  

Himachal Pradesh

727

12665

2018

  1.  

Jammu & Kashimir

1509

4365

3101

  1.  

Jharkhand

170

195

130

  1.  

Karnataka

7153

7206

3443

  1.  

Kerala

4239

4746

2461

  1.  

Ladakh

0

0

0

  1.  

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

  1.  

Madhya Pradesh

43993

41467

22920

  1.  

Maharashtra

9273

8630

5070

  1.  

Manipur

7974

9026

6479

  1.  

Meghalaya

297

40

70

  1.  

Mizoram

1862

2025

1465

  1.  

Nagaland

1313

1440

903

  1.  

Orissa

24497

28223

18195

  1.  

Puducherry

365

499

269

  1.  

Punjab

10534

10159

6311

  1.  

Rajasthan

10117

24001

14805

  1.  

Sikkim

194

178

120

  1.  

Tamil Nadu

3320

3938

2355

  1.  

Telangana

5924

6020

3152

  1.  

Tripura

614

762

416

  1.  

Uttarakhand

1256

4718

3381

  1.  

West Bengal

7118

8099

5833

  1.  

Uttar Pradesh

14295

15523

12362

  1.  

others

0

0

0

 

TOTAL

208415

286402

176515

 

This information was given by Minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment Sushri Pratima Bhoumik in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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