Why the scheme is in the news?
The Department of Social Justice & Empowerment signed an MoU with Art of Living to enhance the effectiveness and reach of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
Ministry: – Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Launch Year: – 2020
Implementing Body: – Department of Social Justice & Empowerment
Objectives: – The objectives of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan include creating awareness about substance abuse through activities such as awareness generation programs, targeting schools and universities, identifying dependent populations in communities, providing counseling and treatment facilities, and capacity building for service providers.
Beneficiaries: – Drug Addicted people in 272 vulnerable district in which program has been launched.
Budget Allocation: – Rs 10 Lakh per district
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