Webinar on Anti-Doping by NADA was held

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and the National Sports University, Manipur organised a webinar on anti-doping and sports science. The webinar was organised under the theme- ‘Anti-Doping Nutritional and Therapeutic Needs in Sports’.


  • The event was inaugurated by the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
  • It was chaired by NADA Director General Naveen Agarwal.
  • World Anti-Doping Agency president Witold Vanka was the guest of honour.

About NADA

  • The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is the national organisation.
  • The organisation is responsible to promote, coordinate, and monitor the doping control program in the sports in all the forms in India.
  • It deals with adopting and implementing the anti-doping rules and policies.
  • These rules and policies will conform with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
  • It also cooperates with anti-doping organisations and promotes the anti-doping research and education.
  • The organisation works with an objectives of implementing the anti-doping rules in accordance with the WADA code.
  • It further regulate the dope control programme, promote education and research and create awareness about the doping and the ill effects.
  • The organisation was set up in 2005. It operates under the parent head of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

WADA was established in the year 1999. It is as an international independent agency which is composed and funded by the sport movement and governments across the world. The agency is involved in the activities like scientific research, development of anti-doping capacities, education and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). It was established in the aftermath of Lausanne Declaration on Doping in Sport. It is a Swiss private law not-for-profit Foundation. It has been headquartered in Montreal, Canada while it sits in Lausanne, Switzerland.