CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
How much is allocated for drug de-addiction measures, which is provided to the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) for the year 2019-20?
A)
Rs. 135 Cr
B)
Rs. 140 Cr
C)
Rs. 150 Cr
D)
Rs. 155 Cr

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs. 135 Cr

Note : Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot informed that the budget for drug de-addiction measures was increased to Rs 135 crore from Rs 33 crore in 2014. It is provided to the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) for the year 2019-20.The punishment to drug peddlers include imprisonment of 6 months to 15 years and imposition of fines.The Government has prepared a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for the period 2018-2025 in which the ministry will undertake focused intervention programmes in 127 high-risk districts.