Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address the National Conference on 'Drug Trafficking and National Security' in Chandigarh on Saturday.
The Chief Ministers of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, the Administrator of Chandigarh, Officers from the Border Security Force (BSF), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) as well as ANTF chiefs of the respective States and NCORD members will also be present at the conference.
This is the first such national conference where the Union Home Minister, chief ministers of different states and the different drugs enforcement agencies will all be on one platform.
This shows the unwavering resolve of the Modi government to free the country from the menace of drugs.
NCB teams in four different locations across the country will dispose off more than 30,000 kg of drugs in front of the home minister via video conferencing during this programme.
The four places where drugs will be disposed are Delhi, Chennai, Guwahati and Kolkata.
On the clarion call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, NCB under the leadership of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah took a pledge to destroy 75,000 kilograms of drugs ahead of the country’s 75 years of Independence.
NCB started the drug disposal campaign from June 01, 2022. So far, about 51,217.8402 kgs of drugs have been disposed by NCB teams in 11 different states.
After the disposal of 30,468.784 kg of drugs on Saturday, the total quantity will reach around 81,686.6242 kgs crossing NCB’s target, which is a big achievement in is fight towards a drugs free India.