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NCB committee to prepare action plan on curbing drug menace mooted

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Friday directed the state Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to constitute a committee for preparing a comprehensive four-year action plan to curb drugs menace in the State.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2020-11-28T12:42:31+05:30

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ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Friday directed the state Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to constitute a committee for preparing a comprehensive four-year action plan to curb drugs menace in the State.

Chairing the second state level committee meeting of Narco Coordination Centre (NCORD), the chief secretary directed all the enforcement agencies and stakeholders to have proper coordination and remain alert in the collective fight against drug menace in the state.

The meeting which was attended by Home Commissioner Kaling Tayeng, IGP Ravindra Yadav, Health Secretary P Partiban and other senior officers from Tax & Excise, Forest & Environment and state NCB, took stock of the drug abuse in the state and district-wise scenario, an official communiqué informed.

The chief secretary said that the proposed committee would have representatives from health, education, police, agriculture, horticulture, Arunachal State Rural Livelihood Mission, education and other departments.

"The committee will cover all dimensions ranging from effective coordination among all law enforcement agencies and stakeholders, to suggesting measures, policies to address the existing drugs abuse, drug trafficking, de-addiction, rehabilitation, awareness programmes related to NDPS policy besides, other operational issues," Kumar added.


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