On 30 June,2020 the first mobile app of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), “NADA INDIA” was released by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. The initiative is an important step towards dope free sports, providing updates & information about the banned substances and their use to aware the athletes & Coaches.
The Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal and Director General of NADA Navin Agarwal also attended the launch.
- It acts as a bridge between athletes and the NADA by providing easy accessible information about sports and banned substances and their use which affects the career of athletes.
- The app provides exhaustive information about specific and commonly prescribed medicines containing substances prohibited by NADA.
- The app allows doping control officers to record their availability to conduct a test through this app for quicker process of dope test for athletes.
India is working towards clean sports thus the app helps to create awareness and provide relevant information to athletes.
About National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA):
Headquarters: New Delhi
Director General (DG) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Navin Agarwal
Motto: ‘Play Fair’