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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
28 MAR 2023 5:19PM by PIB Delhi

In de-addiction centre supported by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in NAPDDR scheme the patients are provided with free de-addiction treatment care i.e. detoxification, counseling, medication, board & lodging, yoga session, recreation facilities, spiritual & mindfulness session etc.

The number of the patients benefited from the de-addiction centres in the country during the last five years, year-wise, are as under-

(i) FY 2017-18: 114759

(ii) FY 2018-19: 77479

(iii) FY 2019-20: 93364

(iv) FY 2020-21 : 208415

(v) FY 2021-22 : 28640

The substances that are included in the definition of the drugs are as under-

  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Opioids
  • Sedatives,Hypnotics or Anxiolytics
  • Cocaine
  • Stimulants including Amphetamines methamphetamine or Methcathinone
  • Synthetic Cathinones
  • Caffeine
  • Hallucinogens
  • Nicotine
  • Volatile Inhalants
  • MDMA
  • Dissociative Drugs including Ketamine and Phencyclidine (PCP)

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.