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Rijiju Launches National Anti-Doping Agency’s 1st App, ‘NADA INDIA’ to Help Athletes Stay Updated on Banned Substances

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Rijiju launches NADA appOn 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.

Key Points:-

  • 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.

Note:-

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’