NARCOTICS CONTROL BUREAU

Ministry of Home Affairs Government Of India

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) discharges multifarious important responsibilities including internal security. In pursuance of the obligations under the Indian constitution, the Ministry of Home Affairs continuously monitors the internal security situation, issues appropriate advisories, shares intelligence inputs, extends manpower and financial support, guidance and expertise to various agencies and State Governments for maintenance of security, peace and harmony. Under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is the coordinating point for all Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (DLEAs) and endeavors through coordination and cooperation to curb illicit trafficking of drugs and its consumption by supply and demand reduction activities.

Meetings

Chaired by Union Home Secretary

Apex

5
Chaired by Special Secretary, Internal Security

Exec

4
Chaired by State Chief Secretary

State

83
Chaired by District Magistrate

District

491
Chaired by Director General, NCB

NCB Monthly

23

National Narcotics Coordination Portal

The multiplicity of stakeholders in Drug Law Enforcement has necessitated coordination between various agencies on real time basis. The Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted a four tier coordination mechanism for increasing coordination amongst the nationwide stakeholders from grass root level to apex level and effectively combating the menace of drugs. The Apex NCORD, Executive NCORD, State NCORD and District NCORD are four pillars of mechanism. In addition to this 04-tier structure Monthly NCORD meetings are chaired by the Director General, NCB. This mechanism aims to bring all agencies on supply, demand and harm reduction side under one umbrella.

Events

Narcotics Control Bureau regularly organizes online and offline events such as drug disposal, International day against drug abuse, International meetings, drives on digital solutions to monitor problems of drug trafficking, drives for arrest of absconders etc.

DG, NCB Satya Pradhan met with Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director

DG, NCB Satya Pradhan met with Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), USA today at NCB HQ & discussed ongoing mutual cooperation in drug control mechanism and the way forward.

Bilateral meeting on drug matters held b/w delegations of NCB & Maldives on the sidelines of NMFT conference in Delhi.

Bilateral meeting on drug matters held b/w delegations of NCB & Maldives on the sidelines of NMFT conference in Delhi. DDG (Ops),NCB had fruitful discussion with Hon’ HM, Maldives on matters incl. realtime info exchange & capacity building.

Two day Drug Law Enforcement Steering Group meeting b/w India & US

Two day Drug Law Enforcement Steering Group meeting b/w India & USA commenced at NCB Headquater today. Deliberations will cover Darknet & internet pharmacy , Maritime drug trafficking , Parcel & courier trafficking.

Upcoming Events

CNWG Drug Law Enforcement Steering group

New Delhi

From 01-Feb-2023 To 31-Mar-2023

CNWG Multilateral Policy and Regulatory Coordination

New Delhi

From 01-Feb-2023 To 28-Feb-2023

05 Days Training For Colombo Security Conclave (CSC)

New Delhi

From 06-Feb-2023 To 10-Feb-2023

SEO Expert Working Group on Law Enforcement and Drug Crime

New Delhi (Virtual)

From 15-Feb-2023 To 15-Feb-2023

CNWG Drug Demand/Harm Reduction Steering Group

New Delhi

From 01-Mar-2023 To 31-Mar-2023

Meeting of SCO Senior officials of Anti-Drug Agencies

New Delhi

From 11-Apr-2023 To 12-Apr-2023

Meeting of heads of competent Authorities of SCO member states

New Delhi

From 13-Apr-2023 To 13-Apr-2023

Our Publication

Drug Offenders

The drug offenders under NDPS Act invite severe and stringent punitive actions under law and NCB appeals all citizens to not to indulge in trafficking and consumption of drugs.

Proclaimed Offenders : NCB requests the courts to declare any offender under NDPS Act who has suffered declaration after proclamation under Section 82 (1) or Section 82 (4) Cr. P.C. according to Section 82 (2), (3) and Section 82 (5) CrPC.

PITNDPS Detention : PITNDPS Act, 1988 allows preventive detention of habitual drugs-crime offenders for up to two years. JS(PITNDPS), MoF is the competent Authority for issuing detention orders for NCB sponsored proposals.

Resources

International Cooperation

Illicit Drug trafficking is a major transnational organized crime with the potential to undermine national security. The growing nexus between drug smugglers and terrorist groups is a serious concern. Such complex security concerns can only be dealt with holistic and cooperative relations with all other nations, who are also facing such serious concerns. NCB, India shares cordial and friendly relations with international drug law enforcement agencies worldwide on drug supply reduction. The Director General, NCB is the competent authority for controlled delivery operations in India and abroad.

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MOUs

28

Bilateral Agreements

49

Extradition Treaties

Awareness

The misuse and abuse of prohibited and prescription drugs amongst youth is a major health problem also identified internationally. The national survey of drug dependence published in 2019 explains the gravity of situation. Narcotics Control Bureau shares responsibility of Drug demand reduction and endeavours to aware the youth on harmful effects of drug abuse.



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